ERIC Number: EJ612430
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Black Studies and the Racial Mountain.
Souls, v2 n3 p17-36 Sum 2000
Describes the black intellectual tradition behind the concept of African American studies, which is descriptive, corrective, and prescriptive. Explains that black studies has always been a critical body of scholarship seeking over time to dismantle powerful racist intellectual categories and white supremacy itself. Describes the history and politics of, and influential people involved in, efforts to develop black studies programs. (SM)
Descriptors: Black Culture, Black History, Black Studies, Higher Education, Racial Bias, United States History
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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