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Miller, Patrick B. – History of Education Quarterly, 1995
Describes the role and impact of college athletics at historically black colleges during the period between the two world wars. Maintains that sports became a source of pride and a vehicle for social change. Concludes, however, that there is substantial reason to be skeptical about the efficacy of sport to overcome racial prejudice. (CFR)
Descriptors: Black Achievement, Black Colleges, Black Education, Black History
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Fultz, Michael – History of Education Quarterly, 1995
Examines the contradictory and often negative assessment of black teachers in the pre-World War II South by black leaders and civil rights advocates. Black leaders criticized teachers for being at best, poorly trained, and at worst, willing tools of socialized oppression. Asserts that the teachers performed well under difficult conditions. (MJP)
Descriptors: Black Community, Black Education, Black History, Black Leadership
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Mitchell, Mary Niall – History of Education Quarterly, 2000
Explores letters written by free children of color during the nineteenth century in Louisiana (United States) as a means to understand their political education, the reasons and motivations behind their use of their imaginations to envision the Atlantic world, and how they developed an understanding of race, nation, and citizenship. (CMK)
Descriptors: Black History, Blacks, Citizenship, Educational History
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Dougherty, Jack – History of Education Quarterly, 1998
Profiles the civil rights movement in Milwaukee, Wisconsin during the 1930s and 1940s. In this specific instance, the civil rights movement focused on employment for Black teachers (of primarily Black students) within the Milwaukee system. Discusses the various civic, political, and educational organizations involved and their lobbying efforts.…
Descriptors: Black Education, Black History, Black Teachers, Civil Rights
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Butchart, Ronald E. – History of Education Quarterly, 1988
Assesses the historiography of African-American education in terms of its appraisal of the Black struggle for education and its ability to contribute to the emancipation of Black. Evaluates the topical and thematic content and the dominant interpretive stances of three periods: (1) 1890s to the Great Depression, (2) 1930s-1960s, and (3) the late…
Descriptors: Black Education, Black History, Black Students, Black Studies
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Anderson, James D. – History of Education Quarterly, 1993
Discusses the initial integration of African American scholars into U.S. higher educational institutions after World War II. Concludes that the practices of the post-World War II era placed a badge of inferiority on African American scholars at traditionally white universities that continues today. (CFR)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Black Culture, Black History, Black Institutions
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Urban, Wayne J. – History of Education Quarterly, 1987
Reviews Horace Mann Bond's doctoral dissertation and encourages contemporary readers to return to this original work. Briefly describes the personal and historiographical circumstances surrounding the book's publication. Concludes by comparing Bond's work to subsequent Reconstructionist history and the larger stream of work in Black History. (BR)
Descriptors: Black Achievement, Black Education, Black History, Black Leadership
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Perlstein, Daniel – History of Education Quarterly, 1990
Examines the Mississippi Freedom Schools, organized by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) during the 1964 summer, that were designed to empower Black students to transform society. Analyzes the schools' teaching practices based on student experiences and promoting self-discovery and expression. Identifies institutional limits in…
Descriptors: Activism, Black History, Civil Rights, Consciousness Raising