Marker and ceremony will honor, memorialize Black education

Blount County will add another historic marker May 27 in Oneonta’s Sand Valley. The marker will recognize the originally named Gamble School, once one of the nation’s approximately 5,000 Rosenwald Schools. Following the 1896 United States Supreme Court case Plessy v Ferguson, upholding separate train cars based on race, most of the nation applied the “separate but equal” doctrine to […]

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