Book Discussion on Radical Equations: Math Literacy

Mr. Moses and Mr. Cobb discussed their book Radical Equations: Math Literacy and Civil Rights, published by Beacon… read more

Mr. Moses and Mr. Cobb discussed their book Radical Equations: Math Literacy and Civil Rights, published by Beacon Press. The book describes the Algebra Project, which Robert Moses founded in McComb County, Mississippi, in 1982. The project teaches children math, drawing on grassroots organizing tactics developed during the civil rights movement. The authors believe that math skills can open the door to opportunities for young African-Americans. After their opening remarks they answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Radical Equations: Math Literacy

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163075-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 24, 2001
Last Aired:
Apr 29, 2001

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  • Mar 24, 2001 | 9:36am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 07, 2001 | 3:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 29, 2001 | 2:19am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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