"...an important and clearly presented reminder that...dedicated humans can and do overcome adversity."--R. Muccigrosso, Choice
"An antidote for a society in pain."--O Magazine
"Fraser skillfully unfolds a rich, multicultural narrative that portrays a history of real people who were able to maintain hope and inspire social transformations against overwhelming odds. This text cannot help but awaken a passionate hope for the possible in all who venture within."--Diane L. Moore, Phillips Andover Academy and Harvard University
About the Author
James W. Fraser is Professor of History and Education and Dean of the School of Education at Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts. He is also pastor of Grace Church, Federated in East Boston, Massachusetts. He is the author of Between Church and State (Palgrave Macmillan, 1999) and his most recent book is The School in the United States: A Documentary History.