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Farrell, Walter C., Jr. – Negro Educational Review, 1984
The discretionary aspects of disciplinary practices coupled with the cultural differences between Black students and their teachers largely explain the racial disparity in disciplinary measures. Many of these differences, based on new frames of cultural and social reference established by Blacks during the 1960s, have not yet been adequately…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Desegregation Effects, Discipline, Elementary Secondary Education
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Gill, Robert L. – Negro Educational Review, 1979
Decisions on busing, racial quotas and affirmative action made since 1954 are reviewed. It is shown that while progress has been made, full equality for Blacks has not yet been achieved. (MC)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Blacks, Bus Transportation, Desegregation Methods
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Lloyd, Gil B. – Negro Educational Review, 1979
The churches have contributed to the failure of school integreation, both by being indecisive in their verbal support for it and by failing to integrate church-related schools. (MC)
Descriptors: Church Responsibility, Church Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Literature Reviews
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Smith, Charles U. – Negro Educational Review, 1984
Outlines some of the achievements of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) as the leading organizational advocate for Blacks in the U.S. Chronicles the key court cases won by the NAACP in the field of education since 1948. (RDN)
Descriptors: Black Organizations, Desegregation Litigation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Reike, Richard D. – Negro Educational Review, 1985
The nature of legal argument, including judicial decisions, puts severe limits on the educational advances that can be expected by Black Americans through litigation. The Brown decision, for example, has been a mixed blessing, and the Bakke case shows that the Court is unwilling to support a class-based remedy for discrimination. (KH)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Blacks, Civil Rights, Court Litigation
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White, Clarence, Jr. – Negro Educational Review, 1983
Reviews efforts by Black Americans to gain social justice and equality through education. Traces the civil rights movement from the 1954 Supreme Court Brown decision and the Montgomery (Alabama) bus strike and examines the philosophy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on education as an instrument of social justice. (AOS)
Descriptors: Activism, Blacks, Civil Rights, Educational Change
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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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Pritscher, Conrad; Brooks, Clifford – Negro Educational Review, 1992
The goal of good education is to have each student decide for himself or herself what will secure or endanger his or her freedom. Ways in which education has socialized people to fit into a racist society are discussed, and suggestions are given for reducing racism in the classroom. (SLD)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Objectives
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Grant, Marvin L. – Negro Educational Review, 1992
Reviews the struggle for access to education waged by minorities after the Brown decision (1954), considering both gains and losses in the search for educational equity. New tactics are needed to move to a truly multicultural education. (SLD)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Busing, Court Litigation, Educational History
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Swift, John S., Jr. – Negro Educational Review, 1986
The recent calls for the restructuring of secondary education provide little assurance that the educational situation of Blacks and other minorities will improve. Through such efforts as the College Board's Educational Equality Project, Blacks must take a leadership role in demanding equality as well as excellence. (KH)
Descriptors: Black Leadership, Blacks, Educational Improvement, Educational Quality
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Ethridge, Samuel B. – Negro Educational Review, 1979
As a result of the Brown v Board of Education court decision, thousands of educational positions which would have gone to Blacks in the South have been lost, although gains in school positions for Blacks have occurred in other parts of the country. (RLV)
Descriptors: Black Teachers, Blacks, Desegregation Effects, Elementary Secondary Education
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Lloyd, R. Grann – Negro Educational Review, 1981
Briefly sketches legal concepts that deprived Blacks of equal educational opportunity before the 1954 "Brown" decision. Holds that twenty-five years after "Brown's" implementation, the "separate but equal" mentality still operates in the United States. (GC)
Descriptors: Blacks, Court Litigation, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
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Green, Robert L. – Negro Educational Review, 1979
The author discusses the effects of the Brown decision in terms of the following: his personal experiences, the status of Black colleges, the meaning of equality in education, and areas of concern for the future. (Author/MC)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Admission Criteria, Black Colleges, Blacks
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Mercer, Walter A. – Negro Educational Review, 1982
The requirement of higher scores on standardized tests for admission to colleges and universities and to teacher education programs discriminates against Blacks, who have less advantaged backgrounds than Whites. This requirement and poor Black performance on the Florida Teacher Certification Examination may diminish the pool of Black teachers in…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Black Students, Black Teachers, Educational Discrimination