ERIC Number: ED048398
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
The Black Curriculum: Developing a Program in Afro-American Studies.
Walton, Sidney F., Jr.
This book attempts to present a documented and comprehensive chronology of a recent effort to secure a black curriculum in a large, urban community; to offer a blueprint for uplifting the black man in America; and, to incite society to change. The main body of the book is devoted to laying out a black educational program and curriculum. Among the topics discussed are the following: (1) the role of semantics in the perpetuation of racism; (2) the recruitment of black teachers; (3) the Afro-American Studies Program at Merritt College; (4) developing relevant course content and activities at all levels of education; (5) the role of black educators; (6) the role of white educators; and (7) counseling black students. Included in the text are short poems and interviews. (Author/JW)
Descriptors: Black Community, Black Education, Black Students, Black Studies, Black Teachers, Counseling, Cultural Background, Curriculum Design, Racism, Relevance (Education), Urban Education
Black Liberation Publishers, East Palo Alto, Calif. ($6.55)
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Note: National Association of Afro-American Educators Anniversary Edition