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Matthews, Lou Edward; Williams, Brian A. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2007
Ensuring that young Black men are afforded equal educational opportunities, access, and outcomes in education remains the most pressing challenge of modern schooling. Critical to overcoming this challenge is a focus on engineering pathways to design for school-based initiatives which draw more comprehensively from research and the prevailing…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Engineering, Educational Opportunities, Males
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Rucker, Walter C.; Jubilee, Sabriya Kaleen – Negro Educational Review, The, 2007
As slavery ended, Black Georgians developed unique solutions to the many problems they faced in attaining literacy and other educational goals. In terms of some of their earlier efforts, we describe a pattern in which local Black communities in Georgia sought to create and fund their own schools at primary, secondary, and post-secondary levels. In…
Descriptors: Social Change, African Americans, African American Culture, Literacy Education
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Free, Rhona C.; Brown, Jennifer L.; Clifford, Maryanne T. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2007
Data from the Connecticut Department of Higher Education and the National Association of Colleges and Employers were used to explore effects of college major on differences by race and gender in estimated starting salaries of 2006 bachelor degree recipients from Connecticut colleges and universities. Females' relatively high presence in majors…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Racial Differences, Gender Differences, Salaries
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Fikes, Robert, Jr. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2006
Instances of U.S. Black Americans having direct contact with the inhabitants of Central and South America, whose majority populations are not Black, can be traced back to the early nineteenth century. Slaves and freemen were aware of the possibility of a better life in these regions and a few found their way there to experience trials,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, African Americans, World History, Racial Relations
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Harvey, William B.; Harvey, Adia M. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2005
This article has two parts. In the first part, William B. Harvey shares his life story as a Brown baby. According to him, segregation was mean and ugly and humiliating. It was a state of affairs that made you know your place and that kept you in your place. If you were colored or Negro or Black or African American, your place was at the bottom.…
Descriptors: Racial Segregation, School Desegregation, Urban Areas, Desegregation Litigation
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Smith, Charles U. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2005
As Americans commemorate the 50th anniversary of the "Brown v the Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas" U.S. Supreme Court public school desegregation decision on (the Brown decision), the author was tempted to refer to it as a "celebration of the Golden Anniversary of the legal end to racial segregation in the public schools of the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, African American Students, State Courts, Social Adjustment
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Rainey, Shirley A.; Jones, Robert Emmet – Negro Educational Review, The, 2005
Environmental degradation is a serious problem for millions of people who are unjustly exposed to environmental conditions that threaten their everyday survival. A growing body of research shows race and class as significant predictors to exposure to environmental hazards and associated health problems. Presented are perceptions of environmental…
Descriptors: Environment, Public Health, Race, Social Class
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Juhasz, Anne – Negro Educational Review, The, 2004
This article talks about the future of family involvement in schools in African-American communities. The future of family involvement in the schools rests with today's teachers and parents who will take what they learned from the past, establish the philosophical foundations to guide their interactions, incorporate child and family theory and…
Descriptors: African Americans, Global Approach, Family Involvement, Parent Participation
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Bennett, B. J.; Davis, R.; Harris, A.; Brown, K.; Wood, P.; Jones, D. R.; Spencer, S.; Nelson, L.; Brown, J.; Waddell, T.; Jones, C. B. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2004
The purpose of the present research brief is to report a novel characteristic of role model choice that may be unreported in the literature for black males and to assess this finding in relation to perceived attractiveness of self and a member of the opposite sex. The study found that the proportion of males choosing themselves as their own role…
Descriptors: College Students, African Americans, Females, Social Networks
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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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Jeffries, Judson L. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2004
The history of Juneteenth, slavery, and deferred freedom is filled with heroes, plots, and interesting twists. For many of African descent, Juneteenth is a day to commemorate the official ending of American slavery. Slavery did not end with the issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation. Not until June 19, 1865 was slavery abolished--two and a half…
Descriptors: Slavery, African Americans, State Norms, Compensation (Remuneration)
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Brandi, Jay T. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2004
According to a recent Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) study, racial and ethnic minorities, to include African Americans, are represented on only about 4% of Fortune 500 company boards of directors. The underrepresentation of African Americans in leadership roles in business has implications that reach far beyond the boundaries of…
Descriptors: African Americans, Labor Force, Disproportionate Representation, Educational Attainment
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Rivers, Kenyatta O.; Rosa-Lugo, Linda I.; Hedrick, Dona L. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2004
The relationship between the frequency of African-American English (AAE) features used by African-American adolescent males (n = 16) and their performance on the seven clusters comprising the "Woodcock Language Proficiency Battery-Revised" (WLPB-R) was investigated. All participants were between the ages of 15 and 19 years who had a…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, Norms, Nonstandard Dialects, Males