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ERIC Number: ED001596
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 52
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THE ROLE OF THE NEGRO IN AMERICAN'S STORY, BOOK III. RECONSTRUCTION TO THE PRESENT.
ANDERSON, MARY; AND OTHERS
A SUPPLEMENT TO THE PRESENT FIFTH GRADE COURSE IN U.S. HISTORY WAS PRESENTED. REASONS FOR WRITING THE GUIDE WERE--(1) THE HISTORY AND CONTRIBUTION OF THE AMERICAN NEGRO IS NOT COVERED ADEQUATELY IN TEXTBOOKS AND OTHER MATERIALS, (2) NEGLECT OF THE NEGRO ROLE REINFORCES STEREOTYPES, (3) TEACHERS CANNOT INCLUDE INFORMATION ABOUT THE NEGRO WITHOUT PROPER MATERIALS, (4) WHITE CHILDREN SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE NEGRO IN ORDER TO UNDERSTAND HIM, (5) NEGRO CHILDREN SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THEIR OWN HISTORY IN ORDER TO REALIZE THAT IT IS A PART OF THEIR COUNTRY'S STRENGTH. SIX CHAPTERS WERE PRESENTED--(1) THE YEARS AFTER THE CIVIL WAR, (2) THE NEGROES IN CALIFORNIA, (3) BOOKER T. WASHINGTON AND W.E. DUBOIS, (4) A DISCUSSION OF VARIOUS ORGANIZATIONS SUCH AS THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE (NAACP), THE NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE, THE CONGRESS OF RACIAL EQUALITY (CORE), THE STUDENT NON-VIOLENT COORDINATING COMMITTEE (SNICK) AND THE MUSLIMS, (5) A DISCUSSION OF SOME GREAT AMERICANS SUCH AS CHARLES R. DREW, MARTIN ANDERSON, AND MARTIN LUTHER KING, (6) A FACTS BULLETIN ABOUT THE NEGRO POPULATION AND THE NUMBER OF NEGRO NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES. A BIBLIOGRAPHY WAS INCLUDED.
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Authoring Institution: Oakland Unified School District, CA.
Identifiers: California (Oakland)