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Schools of HopeAld set one important condition for his school contributions ach community had to raise funds to each community had to raise funds to a school By the time the final school was constructed in 1932 than 600000 black children had attended a Rosenwald schoolAttractively laid out and generously illustrated with period black and white photographs young readers and researchers will find this an ngaging readable treatment of a previously untold story Great story about how the wealthy president of Sears Roebuck and Company and noted philanthropist heavily influenced by Booker T Washington spent millions of his fortune to help build thousands of well designed and fully uipped schools for black "Children His Philanthropy Also Extended "His philanthropy also Adam Smith: An Enlightened Life extended funding black colleges and fellowships to students pursuing higherducation Accessibly written and handsomely designed I wish the author the author discussed in the detail the differing Crazy Love education philosophies of Washington and WEB DuBois Julius Rosenwald is a hero that I want tomulate because of his philanthropic Annual Editions: Technologies, Social Media, and Society endeavors I like his style Schools of Hope gives a different view of thera of segregation by looking at the state of ducation for African Americans before integration I found this book to be a very inspiring look at cooperation between races at a time when that was rare Booker T Washington inspired Julius Rosenwald head of Sears Roebuck and Company to be a major contributor to build adeuate schools for African American children in the South In turn Rosenwald inspired communities to work together to raise funds and provide work for the schools in xchange for matching fundsThis short book is very comprehensive including pictures of the schools both pre and post Rosenwald historical cartoons from the ra architectural drawings of the schools and pictures of historical figures among others End materials include detailed source notes a bibliography including books journals newspapers and websites an index and picture creditsI highly recommend this book as an addition to school libraries specially It will be a great addition to add variety to civil rights Black Heart, Red Ruby era curriculum It will add depth to discussion on segregation and will bring relevancy to students as they can all relate to the issue of schools andducation I learned a lot from this book about how Sears Roebuck leader Julius Rosenwald decided to give away his wealth and helped build thousands of schools for African Americans in the South at a time when ducation for blacks was not a high priority His methodology of reuiring the community to be involved in the process is a model to how development projects should be carried out In that sense this book connected to Stones Into Schools Promoting Peace With Books Not Bombs in Afghanistan and Pakistan different time and place but similar concept I also learned. The face of ducation in the South changed for the better It was the New Plant Parent: Learn the Ways of Plant Parenthood early 1900s a time of discrimination racial segregation and inadeuateducation for African Americans Rosenwald created a special fund that in just twenty years built. About Dreaming Me: An African-American Woman's Buddhist Journey earlyfforts at Civil Rights through ducation including a bit about the connection between Rosenwald s foundation and the Tuskegee Institute Not veryone would agree with Julius Rosewald s way of ЯED education for African American kids At least he made a difference to thousands of Black students He provided clean and welluipped schools where students learn basic academics and vocational training He ven backed some students in higher learning for those who really want to be a doctor or lawyer Of course he provide some financial support However he got the local community to come together to get the rest of the finances and building schools and programs This book truly inspires in readers what it means to do good philanthropically ven mentioning that Gates and Buffet have followed in Rosenwald s footsteps pledging their The Lost Art of Reading Natures Signs earnings to charity To me the most profound was that he took that money and 1 wanted matching donations so thatach community worked toward the goal and 2 he wanted his money arned spent in his lifetime not for future generations because it was his money that got me thinking about all the rich people in the world whose kids are simply rich because of their "Predecessors Certainly Not Helping Them "Certainly not helping them the same philanthropy if they didn t arn it themselves kudos to Rosenwald The premise of the man that ran Sears for many years was that his giving spirit premise of the man that ran Sears for many years was that his giving spirit over 5000 schools for blacks in the south at a time when separate but Monsieur Pain eual was supposed to be the rule of thumb Instead he realized in partnerships with people like Booker T Washington that people wanted They wanted anducation they wanted to contribute and it became a community wide A Spark of Light: the fearless new novel from the Number One bestselling author effort Rosenwald inspired he was a champion and cheerleader An inspiring book to demonstrate the American dream and putting riches to good use I loved the historical photos throughout the book They depict the Rosenwald schools the dilapidated buildings they were replacing students and teachers and pivotal figures in promoting the Rosenwald Fund activities I had heard about these schools but I had no idea how many of them were constructed Another surprise was the Rosenwald Fundndowment program that supported such famous people as Marian Anderson in pursuing ducation and training in their chosen fields uotes from former students who attended class in schools built with Rosenwald support add a personal touch to the story readers will personal touch to the story Readers will amazed at the amount of money raised and ffort donated to build these schools in communities across the South The philosophy behind the building program and the close partnership with Tuskegee Institute are also The Exhaustion Breakthrough explained This would make a wonderful addition to a unit on segregation Civil Rights or regional historyI read an book provided by the publisher through NetGalley. Than 5300 schools attended by 600000 black students In this inspiring story noted nonfiction writer Norman H Finkelstein spotlights one man's legacy and the power of community action Includes uotations a detailed bibliography and index.

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This picture book is beautifully put together and very informational Norman HFinkelstein tells the inspiring history of how Booker T Washington the famous African Americaneducator convinced JuliusRosenwald president of Sears to #support the buil This was pretty good I had never heard of the Rosenwald schools before # the buil This was pretty good I had never heard of the Rosenwald schools before book but in my defense I am not from the South I picked it up because the pictures looked interesting and so did the small uotes and statistics It was an interesting read At a time when separate but ual meant separate and not at all ual when it came to things like school books and heat and adeuate teachers Rosenwald set out to change all that I liked that "he didn t donate 100% of verything instead "didn t donate 100% of Hark! The Herald Angels Scream everything instead gave 13 the cost and the community and state board had to raise the other 23 s in order to make the schools feel vital and part of the community I liked that I also liked a uote near thend that stated that these children he helped give a good Colloquial Polish: The Complete Course for Beginners education to in the twenties and thirtiesnded up being the parents of the teens and young adults marching in the Civil Right s movement in the sixties That is important to note because it shows the importance of ducation and the foundation that his schools made for their pupils and how that influence further generations of African American childrenI will note that this book is pretty biased in favor of Rosenwald and his schools and other philanthropical giving of his I am sure not all areas in the rural South back then were thrilled to have to raise money for African Americans to go to school and become teachers and doctors and nurses and librarians tc but this book kind of glossed over any negativity Rosenwald s beliefs caused It also glossed over the fact that Rosenwald believed in segregation he did not try to integrate blacks and whites but instead kept them separate but tried to make them Bidadari yang Mengembara eual which did not work really wellspecially after the Rosenwald Fund left and the local school board took over the schools and the students were left with outdated textbooks and bad teachers I would have liked to seen of that talked about in here But alas it was an interesting read and an important one and I m glad I picked it up In the Red River Girl early decades of the previous century conditions for African American schools in the South were deplorable Finkelstein reveals a largely untold history of how Booker T Washington the famous balckducator convinced Julius Rosenwald president of Sears Roebuck and Company to support the building of than 5300 well designed and well La strada delle croci euipped schools for this population over the course of twenty years This is than a story of an inspiring philanthropist it is also a record of the black men and women who were intensely committed to bettering the lives of their children throughducation Rosenw. When Booker T Washington the famed African American ducator asked Julius Rosenwald the wealthy president of Sears Roebuck and Company and noted philanthropist to help him build well designed and fully uipped schools for black children. ,

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