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Young, Vershawn Ashanti – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 2020
This article analyzes several online performances from the Black Lives Matter movement for the ways they utilize and blend standard academic literacies and African American rhetoric. These performances are discussed as pedagogies of possibility that meet and exceed the common core standards. This talk also points up the crucial roles that racial…
Descriptors: African Americans, Social Justice, Literacy, Code Switching (Language)
Anderson, Meredith B. L.; Bridges, Brian K.; Harris, Brittany A.; Biddle, Sekou – Frederick D. Patterson Research Institute, UNCF, 2020
"Imparting Wisdom: HBCU Lessons for K-12 Education" details historically black colleges and universities' (HBCUs) longstanding efforts to provide quality educational experiences for their students and how their success may be translated in K-12 schools. This brief uplifts research-based HBCU best practices, practical recommendations and…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Schools, African American Students
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Chappell, Mindy J.; Varelas, Maria – Science Education, 2020
We explored how arts-based practices, specifically what we define as ethnodance informs the study of science identity. We present a theoretical argument supported by an empirical illustration of how ethnodance offers Black youth with dance identities a medium to narrate evolving science identities, communicating meanings, interactions, and…
Descriptors: Science Education, Teaching Methods, Art Activities, Dance
Pickard, Angela, Ed.; Risner, Doug, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2020
Originally published as a special issue of "Research in Dance Education," now with an added chapter, this text acknowledges and celebrates the increasingly diverse careers and employment networks in which dance professionals and dance educators are engaged. Addressing issues and developments relating to the workplace of dance, the text…
Descriptors: Dance, Dance Education, Teachers, Career Choice
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Stephens, Mattyna L. – Adult Learning, 2020
Grandmothers are often referred to as the spiritual learners and leaders within families and often pass their religious teachings on to their children and grandchildren. This qualitative study investigated learning and human capital development among rural African American grandmothers (n = 10) caring for their grandchildren. The findings revealed…
Descriptors: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Females, Religious Education, Human Capital
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Baker-Bell, April – Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 2020
This essay asserts the importance for English/Language Arts educators to become conversant with the features of Black Language and the cultural and historical foundations of this speech genre as a rule-bound, grammatically consistent pattern of speech. These features go beyond grammar to include such conventions as a reliance on storytelling as a…
Descriptors: English Teachers, Black Dialects, Language Patterns, Grammar
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Boyd Acuff, Joni – Art Education, 2020
In 1994, cultural critic Mark Dery coined the term "Afrofuturism" to refer to "speculative fiction that treats African-American themes and addresses African-American concerns in the context of twentieth-century technoculture--and, more generally, African-American signification that appropriates images of technology and a…
Descriptors: African American Culture, African Americans, African American Community, Cultural Maintenance
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Eglash, Ron; Bennett, Audrey; Babbitt, William; Lachney, Michael; Reinhardt, Martin; Hammond-Sowah, Deborah – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2020
This paper describes a decolonial perspective on material agency in the context of STEM education and application. Using the framework of generative STEM, we engaged in case studies with African, African American, South American, and Native American educational communities. This research shows that understanding material agency based on Indigenous…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Case Studies, American Indian Education, African American Education
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Foster, Michèle; Halliday, Leah; Baize, Jonathan; Chisholm, James – Multicultural Perspectives, 2020
Michèle was hurrying to class. How, she thought, could she offer the students in her African American English in Society and Schools class a method of understanding, comparing, and abstracting the studies they had been reading in class? The heuristic described in this study evolved from a desire to capture aspects of several seminal studies that…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Heuristics, African American Students, Social Justice
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Laster, Barbara; Shargel, Rebecca; Watson-Vandiver, Marcia – Multicultural Perspectives, 2020
As a subset of culturally sustaining pedagogy, ethnic pedagogies enlarge the repertoire of teachers addressing the instructional needs of many different students. Specific descriptions with grade 5-12 instructional illustrations are provided for call-and-response learning approach from the African-American religious tradition and havruta, which is…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Middle School Teachers, High School Teachers, African American Culture
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Beck, Bernard – Multicultural Perspectives, 2019
Contemporary political and cultural realities make the renegotiating of African American cultural images an urgent matter. A recent movement to improve the position of African Americans in the movie business has produced a new wave of debates. Current movies show a variety of approaches to defining those images. The success of "Green…
Descriptors: African American Culture, African Americans, Films, Industry
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Butler, Alana – Gender and Education, 2019
Quiltmaking has historically been an art form and socio-political tool among African-American women. This paper will examine quiltmaking among African-American women as a radical form of pedagogy that is grounded in an ethic of care. From the historical roots of slavery to contemporary social movements like "Black Lives Matter,"…
Descriptors: Handicrafts, African Americans, Females, African American History
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Thomas, Tamara – Journal of Dance Education, 2019
It is my belief that a prevailing colonial mentality in higher education dance spaces, as it relates to jazz dance, is responsible for the lack of serious engagement and appropriate regard. This article makes the argument for the decolonization of higher education spaces, advocating for fuller engagement with the jazz genre and positioning it to…
Descriptors: Dance, Dance Education, Music, Higher Education
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Clark, Robert H. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this study is to construct a concise historical narrative of the development and characteristics of African American styles of marching band. While some extant research studies have been published in this area of study, the focus has been primarily on individual exemplary teachers or university band programs. In this article, much…
Descriptors: African Americans, Musical Instruments, African American Culture, Cultural Influences
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Castillo-Montoya, Milagros; Abreu, Joshua; Abad, Abdul – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2019
In this study, we sought to understand how Black lives matter (BLM) epistemology, as displayed through six months of social media content from official accounts, can inform a racially liberatory pedagogy in higher education for Black and other racially minoritized students. We found BLM, through Facebook and Twitter, situated intersectional Black…
Descriptors: Activism, Social Change, African Americans, Social Media
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