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Eastside Collection: CA Brown High & Desegregation

A Libguide to help people understand and appreciate the history and importance of the Eastside Community in Charleston, SC

CA Brown High School

Charles A. Brown High School (also referred to as C.A. Brown High School) was one of the last new  African-American schools created for segregation. It was updated and more modern to attempt to game the system and have a school that was "equal" to the white schools in order to avoid eventual integration.This practice was dubbed "equalization". 

Trident Technical College's Palmer Campus is located in the building that used to be C.A. Brown High School. 

About C.A. Brown

Pyatt, Sherman E. Burke High School 1894-2006. Arcadia Publishing, 2007. - A look at Burke High's history, but includes faculty and staff from C.A. Brown High School after the school was closed in 1982.

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