Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Today in Black History: Pulling for Education
In March of 1835, 28 white students and 14 black students began classes at the newly established Noyes Academy in Canaan, New Hampshire.
On August 10, 1835, white residents of Canaan, New Hampshire, with the help of residents of neighboring towns and "nearly one hundred yoke of oxen," forcibly removed Noyes Academy from its foundation. They pulled the school to a swamp just outside of town.
Photo: Old school house in Williamston, NC.
By: S Bess
Sources: blackfacts.com and wikipedia.org
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