Myles Horton – Radical Hillbilly on Vimeo

Myles Horton – Radical Hillbilly on Vimeo on Vimeo

Perhaps slightly less glamorous than Black Mountain College, but no less important to the History of Education in the US, the Highlander Folk School was founded by Myles Horton in 1936.  This place ultimately attracted the likes of MLK, Jr., Rosa Parks, and Paulo Freire.  It’s just one more inspirational example of the particular tradition of resistance and activism of the Southern Appalachian Mountains.

 

Myles Horton – Radical Hillbilly from EduTrope on Vimeo.

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