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Caldwell, Kia Lilly, Ed.; Chávez, Emily Susanna, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2020
"Engaging the African Diaspora in K-12 Education" provides in-service and pre-service teachers with valuable information and resources related to African diaspora communities in the United States, Europe, and Latin America. This unique anthology fills an important gap in current pedagogical and curricular publications by combining the…
Descriptors: African American Education, African American History, Black Studies, Elementary Secondary Education
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Suchor, Katerina – Teachers College Record, 2020
Background: The historical literature on the civil rights movement has tended to underemphasize the movement's educational activities, while literature on the civil rights and Black Power movements has overemphasized ideological and tactical differences between these chapters in the struggle for Black liberation. A few studies have examined…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Schools, African American Influences, African American History
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Avent Harris, Janeé R.; Wong, Christine D. – Journal of College Counseling, 2018
African American undergraduate students face numerous challenges during college; however, they are less likely to seek help from college counseling services. Often, African Americans seek support from spiritual resources. In the current phenomenological study, participants shared in a focus group interview. Overall, participants seemed to value…
Descriptors: African American Students, Churches, Undergraduate Students, Counseling Services
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Thomas, Jennifer C. – Journal of Negro Education, 2018
Few realize that, historically, the women elected to serve as "Queens" of Howard University, were often reflections of political, social, and cultural issues of the time. This parade of beauty, intellect, and charm, was an unofficial barometer of where the University as well as the country stood on matters that pertained to cultural…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, African American Influences, Civil Rights, Competition
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Jones, Brian – Journal of Negro Education, 2018
The author argues that the ascendance of individualistic, free market-oriented ideas about the education of Black people is best understood as the product of the decline of collective social movements. The careers of two of the most well-known American Black educators illustrate this pattern. Booker T. Washington and Geoffrey Canada rose to…
Descriptors: African American Education, African American History, African American Teachers, Educational Philosophy
Dada, Martin Abayomi – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This interpretive qualitative study examined what the college decision-making process of African-Americans enrolled in Historically White Institutions (HWIs) instead of Historically Black Colleges, and Universities (HBCUs) would reveal about their ontological assumptions about blackness and whiteness. The study was framed using Frantz Fanon's…
Descriptors: African American Students, Student Attitudes, Racial Attitudes, College Choice
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DePouw, Christin; Matias, Cheryl – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2016
Parenting is often discussed in the field of education, but frequently in terms of family or community deficiency, rather than strengths (Bonilla Silva, 2006; Few, 2007), particularly when communities of color are being examined. In this conceptual article, we advocate for the use of critical race theory (CRT) in discussions of parenting and…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Story Telling, Critical Theory, Race
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Drayton, Brendaly; Rosser-Mims, Dionne; Schwartz, Joni; Guy, Talmadge C. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2016
This concluding chapter discusses the important contribution Black men's voices have made and can make to adult education theory and practice. Particular emphasis is placed on troubling the various factors that contribute to the silencing of those voices.
Descriptors: Adult Education, Theory Practice Relationship, Males, African American Influences
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Montgomery, Nicholl – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2016
The Black Lives Matter movement has brought much needed attention to the police brutality that has plagued Black communities nationwide for decades. This increased attention has sparked much needed dialogue about what it means to be Black in America. Unfortunately, many of these conversations continue to leave Black women voiceless. This lack of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Racial Bias, Racial Discrimination, Activism
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Shieh, Eric – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 2016
In this article, I document a series of pedagogical responses in my high school instrumental music classroom following the events of Eric Garner's murder in New York City. Foregrounding traditions of black radical politics and aesthetics originating with the Black Power Movement in the 1960s, I explore their implications for classroom practice in…
Descriptors: High School Students, Grade 10, African Americans, Activism
Sokoya, Kinaya – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The purpose of this research was to study the link between the Black Power Movement and changes that occurred in higher education between 1960 and 1980. The main research question study was, "What effect did the Black Power Movement have on changes in higher education from 1960-1980?" The intent of this historical research is to…
Descriptors: African American Community, African American Leadership, African American Attitudes, African American Influences
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Brown, Angela Khristin – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2013
The migration of blacks in North America through slavery became united. The population of blacks passed down a tradition of artist through art to native born citizens. The art tradition involved telling stories to each generation in black families. The black culture elevated by tradition created hope to determine their personal freedom to escape…
Descriptors: African American Culture, Cultural Activities, Cultural Enrichment, Cultural Education
Jordan, Diedria Howell – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Little attention has been given to the potential role of faith-based institutions in fostering academic achievement through socialization; the purpose of this study is to reveal that link. For many African American students, the public education system has not successfully prepared them for citizenry in today's global community. An urgent…
Descriptors: African American Students, African American Culture, Church Role, Socialization
McMickens, Tryan L. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2012
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) represent only 3% of American postsecondary institutions, yet they enroll 14% and graduate 28% of all African-American undergraduate students. HBCUs are necessary and vital in addressing racial inequities and disparities, and they play a crucial role in preparing students to handle racist…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Race, Undergraduate Students, College Role
Hayes, Dianne – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2012
Of all the honors and accolades bibliophile and noted authority on the Underground Railroad Charles Blockson has received, being bequeathed recently with some of Harriet Tubman's personal items by her great-niece is one of the most significant experiences of his life. A longtime collector of books and rare items by and about African-Americans,…
Descriptors: Library Materials, African American Influences, African American Achievement, African American Culture
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