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
Book on subject:
Yesterday was the start of a new semester with new students. It is always exciting for me to meet a new class full of eager and nervou...
Did you know that Uncle Ben was a real person? We really don't care who is fact or fiction when we want some rice to go with those red b...
I grew up in the Linda Pollin Memorial Housing Projects. First of all, I did not know that it was built in memory of Abe Pollin...