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Baptiste, H. Prentice; Townsend, Katie – Multicultural Education, 2008
The primary focus of research that the authors have undertaken at New Mexico State University for the past several years can be summed up with the question--are Presidential Libraries educational institutions or are they simply political monuments and messages? The authors have conducted extensive investigations involving visitations to ten…
Descriptors: Presidents, Libraries, Library Role, Institutional Mission
Baptiste, H. Prentice; Orvosh-Kamenski, Heidi; Kamenski, Christopher J. – Multicultural Education, 2005
This article focuses on the recent presidencies of Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, and William Jefferson Clinton and is the sixth installment in a series that examines how presidents, through their office of power, have impacted U.S. citizens by their actions and policies. By viewing the presidents through a multicultural lense we can more…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Cultural Pluralism, Justice, Presidents
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Baptiste, H. Prentice; Orvosh-Kamenski, Heidi; Kamenski, Christopher J. – Multicultural Education, 2005
In this series of research papers and projects, the authors have used multicultural education theory to analyze presidential administrations with a special emphasis on their policies dealing with social justice. Their research findings reveal the lesser known aspects of presidential administrations, aspects which have resulted in widespread…
Descriptors: Presidents, Leadership, Leadership Styles, Political Power
Baptiste, H. Prentice; Sanchez, Rebecca – Multicultural Education, 2004
Understanding the Presidents of the United States, their actions, beliefs, and contradictions, is constructive in understanding the nation's complex societal issues. As a society, Americans inherit the problems, challenges, and legacies of these leaders. Multicultural education and multicultural education theory offer an alternative lens from…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Cultural Pluralism, Social Environment, Educational Policy
Baptiste, H. Prentice; Araujo, Blanca – Multicultural Education, 2004
The presidents of the United States have had a lasting impact on the history of the United States. From the founding of the nation to the new century, the presidents have set the tone of the nation in matters of race. For centuries, the ideology of the country has been one in which only one perspective that of the white, European man has been…
Descriptors: United States History, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Policy, Presidents
Baptiste, H. Prentice; Michal, Emil J., Jr. – Multicultural Education, 2004
The recognition, development and implementation of multicultural education in America is a relatively new and emerging idea. Prior to the middle of the previous century, the concept of addressing and providing a meaningful educational experience for all students, including students of color, was non-existent. In recent years, through the work of…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Educational Policy, Presidents, Educational Innovation
Baptiste, H. Prentice; Orvosh-Kamenski, Heidi; Kamenski, Christopher J. – Multicultural Education, 2004
When looking at social injustice and the oppression of "others" in the U.S., one can look no further than the political leadership of their government to take the moral and ethical responsibility to eradicate such injustices. Looking at the political leadership, the president is held accountable and sets the agenda which will promote,…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Justice, Educational Policy, Leadership