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Perkins, Linda M. – Journal of Education, 1990
The organizational efforts of a small cadre of professionally trained Black women, the National Association of College Women (NACW), are examined for the period 1923-54. The efforts of the NACW shed light on the impact of gender as well as race on leadership by these women. (SLD)
Descriptors: Agency Role, Black Education, Black History, Black Influences
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Weiler, Kathleen – Journal of Education, 1990
Education's role in the Allensworth Colony (California) is examined between the colony's founding in 1908 and its decline in the early 1920s. Allensworth was established by African Americans as a model community. Implications of the Allensworth experience and Black opposition to a planned segregated polytechnic institute are discussed. (SLD)
Descriptors: Black History, Black Influences, Blacks, Community Development
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Franklin, V. P. – Journal of Education, 1990
Community leadership roles taken by African-American educators between 1795 and 1954 are reviewed, including biographical sketches of several prominent Blacks. Educators were major figures in African-American movements toward specific cultural objectives. (SLD)
Descriptors: Accountability, Biographies, Black History, Black Institutions
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Moses, Wilson J. – Journal of Education, 1991
Traces the historical origins of the controversy surrounding Afrocentric education versus education based on the traditional canon of the Western world to W. H. Ferris' work and his 1913 study "The African abroad or His Evolution in Western Civilization, Tracing His Development under Caucasian Milieu," which has relevance today. (SLD)
Descriptors: African History, Afrocentrism, Authors, Black Culture