Image

Activists C. P. Ellis and Ann Atwater

C. P. Ellis, a former Ku Klux Klan member, and Ann Atwater, a community activist, formed an unlikely partnership after being assigned as co-leaders of a group of citizens navigating court-ordered school desegregation in Durham, North Carolina, in the 1970s.
Last Updated:

At a Glance

Image

Language

English — US

Subject

  • History
  • Social Studies
  • Racism

Activists C. P. Ellis and Ann Atwater

Activists C. P. Ellis and Ann Atwater

Credit:
Osha Gray Davidson © 2016

You might also be interested in…

Most teachers are willing to tackle the difficult topics, but we need the tools.
— Gabriela Calderon-Espinal, Bay Shore, NY