More "Civil Rights"

June 4, 1866


The New Haven Board of Education votes for keeping black children out of their city public school system. White Southerners question why Stevens is not enforcing the Civil Rights act, calling it a "dead cause".


The New Haven Board of Education have voted to exclude negro children from the public schools of that city. Here is a case for Thad. & Co. Why don't they enforce their "Civii Rights?" That silly law seems to be a dead letter everywhere.
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Brooke Beam




“More "Civil Rights",” Reconstructing Virginia, accessed March 30, 2023,