Alonzo Aristotle Crim (1928–2000)

  • Jordyn Nicole BoothEmail author
  • Andrea D. Lewis


This chapter highlights the accomplishments and historical significance of Alonzo Aristotle Crim who was the first African American superintendent of schools in Atlanta, Georgia. The chapter also offers a critical analysis of the role Dr. Crim had in contributing to the growth and development of education in the African American community, especially as it relates to education policies and practices in the latter part of the twentieth-century America.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Spelman CollegeAtlantaUSA

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