ERIC Number: EJ878486
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Reference Count: 95
The 2008 Charles H. Thompson Lecture-Colloquium Presentation: From Du Bois to Obama--The Education of Peoples of African Descent in the United States in the 21st Century
Lee, Carol D.
Journal of Negro Education, v78 n4 p367-384 Fall 2009
This article presents the text of a lecture delivered by American Educational Research Association President Carol D. Lee at the 29th Annual Charles H. Thompson Lecture-Colloquium Series which was held on November 5, 2008. In her lecture, Lee discussed several points of similarities between W. E. B. Du Bois and President Barack Obama. These similarities in background, education, and in their ideas on politics and power are historically connected with implications for educating Black people though race consciousness.
Descriptors: Educational Research, African American Education, Conference Papers, African American Achievement, African American History, Background, Political Attitudes, Ideology, Intellectual History, Change Agents, Presidents, Correlation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Adult Education
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Identifiers - Location: United States