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ERIC Number: EJ461844
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0037-7724
African-American Identity Development, Academic Achievement, and Missing History.
Tatum, Beverly Daniel
Social Education, v56 n6 p331-34 Oct 1992
Discusses the development of racial identity in African-American students. Describes different strategies of minority students to get along in white schools. Includes racelessness, immersion, and oppositional identity. Suggests that academic success is viewed by the African-American student's peers as trying to be white. Argues that the curriculum should include examples of African-American empowerment and success. (DK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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