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  • Black Books Galore! Guide to Great African American Children's Books about Boysby Black Books Galore!; Donna Rand; Toni Trent Parker

    Wiley 2002; US$ 15.95

    A Treasury of Hundreds of Books that Help Boys Grow and Flourish "Images-strong, proud and happy, brave, and now also humorous . . . what a joy it is to see black faces of all shades in our children's books."-Doug E. Doug, Actor, The Bill Cosby Show "As a child . . . I wish there had been more books that reflected my world and my interests."-Earl... more...

  • Acting Blackby Sarah Susannah Willie

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 55.95

    Explores what it is like to be black on campus though the experiences of black students at both predominantly white and predominantly black universities, within a timeline of black education in America and a review of university policy. more...

  • The Shame of the Nationby Jonathan Kozol

    Crown Publishing Group 2005; US$ 16.00

    ?The nation needs to be confronted with the crime that we?re committing and the promises we are betraying. This is a book about betrayal of the young, who have no power to defend themselves. It is not intended to make readers comfortable.? Over the past several years, Jonathan Kozol has visited nearly 60 public schools. Virtually everywhere, he finds... more...

  • Ebonicsby David Ramirez; Terrence G. Wiley; Gerda de Klerk

    Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 44.95

    This collection of papers, comments, and documents traces the distant and recent history of the Ebonics debate in the USA. The book examines how, despite increasing access to public education over the past century, schools continue to impose language standards and expectations on children that methodically privileges some, while disadvantaging others. more...

  • Historically Black Colleges and Universitiesby Cynthia L. Jackson

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    Historically black colleges and universities have influenced African American lives since 1837. This work provides a past and present look at their role in higher education, addressing why these institutions exist, how effective they've been, and if they are still necessary. more...

  • Black Educationby Joyce E. King

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95

    This volume presents the findings and recommendations of the American Educational Research Association Sponsored Commission on research in Black Education's investigation of the major issues that hinder the education of Black people in the U.S., other di more...

  • Overcoming the Oddsby Freeman A. Hrabowski; Kenneth I. Maton; Monica L. Greene; Geoffrey L. Greif

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 22.99

    Despite many obstacles, some African-American women are performing at exceptional levels academically. This interview-based book provides information about how and why they have succeeded - what motivates these women and how their backgrounds and family relationships have shaped them. more...

  • African American Educationby Cynthia L. Jackson

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 45.00

    Part of ABC-CLIO's ''Contemporary Education Issues'' series, this reference handbook on African American education written in an easy-to-follow format and laden with essential details reaches out to both beginners and scholars. Jackson, a former elementary school teacher who is now on the faculty at the Union Institute, Cincinnati, covers a wide range... more...

  • Supporting Black Pupils and Parentsby Lorna Cork

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 57.95

    Focusing on contemporary situations and the real issues behind the statistics, Lorna Cork uses case studies and her own extensive teaching experience to explore the day-to-day needs and expectations of black parents and their children in education. more...

  • I'll Find a Way or Make Oneby Dwayne Ashley; Juan Williams; Adrienne Ingrum

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 17.99

    A comprehensive and definitive guide to America's 107 historically black colleges and universities, this commemorative gift book explores the historical, social, and cultural importance of the nation's HBCUs and celebrates their rich legacy. Included in this one-of-a-kind collection are: Detailed profiles of each HBCU Illuminating portraits... more...