What Is The Importance Of African American Education

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African Americans were slaves from the first time they were brought to America until the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863. Once they were freed, they still were being oppressed against but still had a chance to do things they never even thought of doing. Blacks after the Civil War enjoyed many privileges that their ancestors could only dream of. They could vote, hold office and attend school if they wanted to.
Before the Civil War, only North Carolina among Southern states had established a good system of education for white children. After the Civil War, public education came to the South. Education to African Americans was and still is important because if an African American had an education back then he or she was very well respected in
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