ERIC Number: EJ468102
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Black History and Cultural Empowerment: A Case Study.
Merelman, Richard M.
American Journal of Education, v101 n4 p331-58 Aug 1993
Explores teaching African-American history as a form of African-American cultural empowerment, laying out arguments supporting this position and an alternative view. A case study of a school system shows how empowerment aspects of African-American history compete against other aspects of classroom practice as it examines how empowering African-American history is. (SLD)
Descriptors: Black Culture, Black History, Black Teachers, Case Studies, Cultural Awareness, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Empowerment, History Instruction, Multicultural Education, Political Influences, Racial Discrimination, School Districts, Teacher Role, United States History
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A