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  • The Hardest Deal of Allby Charles C. Bolton

    University Press of Mississippi 2007; US$ 25.00

    Race has shaped public education in the Magnolia State, from Reconstruction through the Carter Administration. For The Hardest Deal of All: The Battle Over School Integration in Mississippi, 1870-1980 Charles C. Bolton mines newspaper accounts, interviews, journals, archival records, legal and financial documents, and other sources to uncover the complex... more...

  • Improving Schools for African American Studentsby Sheryl L. Denbo; Lynson Moore Beaulieu

    Charles C Thomas 2002; US$ 52.95

    Improving Schools for African American Students is designed to provide educational leaders with a better understanding of how to recognize the diversity of strengths that Black students bring with them to school and how to use these strengths to improve achievement. The articles contained in this book discuss generic education issues such as policy... more...

  • International Research Handbook on Values Education and Student Wellbeingby Terence Lovat; Ron Toomey; Neville Clement

    Springer 2010; US$ 399.00

    Informed by the most up-to-date research from around the world, as well as examples of good practice, this handbook analyzes values education in the context of a range of school-based measures associated with student wellbeing. These include social, emotional, moral and spiritual growth - elements that seem to be present where intellectual advancement... more...

  • The New Plantationby Billy Hawkins

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 33.00

    The New Plantation examines the controversial relationship between Black athletes and predominantly White NCAA Division I Institutions, provides a conceptual framework for understanding the magnitude of the forces that harm many Black athletes, and calls for reform, collective accountability, and collective consciousness among Black male athletes. more...

  • Teaching Reading to Black Adolescent Malesby Alfred W. Tatum

    Stenhouse Publishers 2005; US$ 18.00

    For those who truly wish to leave no child behind, the racial achievement gap in literacy is one of the most difficult issues in education today, and nowhere does it manifest itself more perniciously than in the case of black adolescent males. Approaching the problem from the inside, Alfred Tatum brings together his various experiences as a black male... more...

  • Dude, Where's My Black Studies Department?by Cecil Brown

    North Atlantic Books 2011; US$ 15.95

    ***WINNER, 2008 PEN Oakland - Josephine Miles National Literary Award Blacks have been vanishing from college campuses in the United States and reappearing in prisons, videos, and movies. Cecil Brown tackles this unwitting "disappearing act" head on, paying special attention to the situation at UC Berkeley and the University of California system... more...

  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities: An Encyclopediaby Ph.D. F. Erik Brooks; Glenn L. Starks

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 89.00

    This exhaustive analysis of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) throughout history discusses the institutions and the major events, individuals, and organizations that have contributed to their existence. more...

  • African Americans and Standardized Testsby Veda Jairrels

    African American Images 2009; US$ 9.99

    With a surprisingly honest and hard-hitting approach, this scathing indictment of the modern black family postulates that a lack of appreciation for literacy in the African American household is the true cause of low scores on today's standardized tests. Arguing that television, video games, rap music, and sports are all distractions from much-needed... more...

  • Dream Not of Other Worldsby Huston Diehl

    University of Iowa Press 2007; US$ 24.95

    When Huston Diehl began teaching a fourth-grade class in a "Negro" elementary school in rural Louisa County, Virginia, the school?s white superintendent assured her that he didn't expect her to teach "those children" anything. She soon discovered how these low expectations, widely shared by the white community, impeded her students' ability to learn.... more...

  • Fiske Guide to Colleges 2012by Edward Fiske

    Sourcebooks 2011; US$ 23.99

    "The best college guide you can buy." -USA Today For more than 25 years, this leading guide to more than 310 colleges and universities-fully updated and expanded every year-has been an indispensable source of information for college-bound students and their parents. Helpful, honest, and straightforward, the Fiske Guide to Colleges delivers an insider's... more...