E. Alma Flagg discusses experience with the Newark school system

PurposeExcerpts -- Oral histories
DescriptionE. Alma Flagg, the first African-American principal in Newark since James Baxter 100 years before, was a part of a racial bias suit within the state government. She was a Vice-principal at what was then Garfield Elementary. Hear her discuss the “tumultuous times” she experienced as an African-American educator. The suit went on from 1959-1963. While they lost the suit, the Committee for Equality for Education forced changes to take place.
Created on2016-09-04T18:11:45-0400
Published on2016-09-06T11:10:28-0400
Persistent URLhttps://doi.org/doi:10.7282/T3W66NZX