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ERIC Number: EJ606019
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-2984
In Defense of Themselves: The Black Student Struggle for Success and Recognition at Predominantly White Colleges and Universities.
Williamson, Joy Ann
Journal of Negro Education, v68 n1 p92-105 Win 1999
Documents support systems created by African American students to ensure their psychological and academic well-being at predominantly white colleges in the 1960s, examining how they redefined what it meant to be successful black students. Describes students who demanded that the campus climate, organizations, and curriculum respond to their reality as blacks in America and then established programs for that purpose. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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