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Frasier, Ralph K. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2005
Like the Brown Decision, Frasier was not simply an action challenging the right of three plaintiffs to attend one of the institutions of higher education within the State of North Carolina which historically had limited access to its undergraduate schools to white citizens. Rather, the suit was one of a series seeking to dismantle a system of…
Descriptors: Racial Segregation, School Desegregation, Court Litigation, Personal Narratives
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Snipes, Vincent T.; Waters, Roderick D. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2005
For several years now, an achievement gap has been in existence between African American students and white students in mathematics. The purpose of this study is to (1) report on an in-depth case study of a former state mathematics consultant to describe his experiences of the mathematics education of African Americans in public high schools in…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, White Students, Mathematics Education, African American Students
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Ellis, Walter L. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2004
It is well documented that perinatally HIV-infected children experience difficulty in learning as well as behavioral and social problems in the school setting. While the research is mixed on the effect of the HIV virus on behavioral and social problems, it is much clearer on the effect of this virus on learning. This exploratory study identifies…
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Peer Groups, Social Problems, Study Habits
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Jones, Maxine D. – Negro Educational Review, 1985
Describes the involvement of Blacks in the American Missionary Association's attempts in the 1860s to educate and elevate former slaves. Chronicles Black teachers' enthusiasm and devotion despite racism within and without the organization, in which Blacks were kept in lower positions and the question of integrated housing was especially…
Descriptors: Black Achievement, Black Education, Black History, Black Teachers
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Laukaitis, William E. – Negro Educational Review, 1980
Chronicles the history of racial separation in North Carolina's system of higher education. Shows that desegregation progress has been minimal and stresses the importance of strengthening the educational program at predominantly Black North Carolina A & T in order to better serve all students. (GC)
Descriptors: Black Colleges, College Desegregation, College Segregation, Educational History
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Colston, Marshall H. – Negro Educational Review, 1980
Holds that (1) the disproportionate and discriminatory allocation of state resources to Black institutions, and (2) the reluctance of federal agencies to push for desegregation, have contributed to maintenance of the status quo with respect to the growth and development of Black universities in North Carolina. (Author/GC)
Descriptors: Black Colleges, College Desegregation, Enrollment Trends, Federal Government