ERIC Number: ED042847
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
Historical Highlights in the Education of Black Americans.
This booklet shows the continuity, from 1619 to the present, of movements in the education of black people in the United States. Material presented in the booklet is aimed at increasing understanding and stimulating efforts to reach a just solution in the struggle for school integration and equality of opportunity. Chapters focus on: the African heritage of the black people; three of their early traditions; impact of the American Revolution; the ideal of school integration; the effect of the Civil War; post-Civil War education; the opinions of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois; neglect in twentieth century school integration; and, the effect of federal intervention and community control. Extensive references are provided. (DM)
Descriptors: Activism, American History, Black Community, Black History, Black Students, Black Studies, Black Teachers, Civil Rights, Educational History, Educationally Disadvantaged, Equal Education, Government Role, Public Officials, Racial Discrimination, Racial Relations, School Desegregation
Publication-Sales Section, NEA, 1201 Sixteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 ($0.50)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC. Center for Human Relations.