"Eminently readable and thoughtfully constructed, Jim Crow Moves North is a welcome addition to the literature."
"Douglas has provided a solid summary of the fight for school integration in the North, and in doing so he has broadened our understanding of the struggle against racial segregation in America."
-Shawn Leigh Alexander, Yale University, Register of the Knetucky Historical Society
"Of the many strengths of thsi book, one taht stands out is Douglas's ability to make all these issues relevant, even essential, to his account. It is tightly written and never digressive, despite its wide-ranging subject matter."
-Christopher W. Schmidt, Dartmouth College, Michigan Historical Review
"Douglas provides a useful background to the continuing effort to bring African American children and youth into the mainstream of American education and thus of our society."
-Charles L. Glenn, Boston University, American Historical Review
"Douglas's book...offers a significan contribution for scholars and readers interested in not only the association between the campaign to end segregated schools in the North and the US's racist society, but also the value of exploring African American's complex opinions on integration and black self-determination in general." -John Daves, African American Review