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  • From Diplomas to Doctoratesby V. Barbara Bush; Crystal Renee Chambers; Mary Beth Walpole

    Stylus Publishing 2010; US$ 19.99

    This volume presents original research to illuminate the educational experiences of Black women, from the time they earn their high school diplomas through graduate study, with a particular focus on their doctoral studies, by exploring the commonalities and the uniqueness of their individual paths and challenges. This book provides researchers and... more...

  • There Is Nothing Wrong with Black Studentsby Jawanza Kunjufu

    African American Images 2012; US$ 12.99

    Refuting common ideas about the racial achievement gap, this exploration of the education system posits that the gap is not the result of the students, their parents, or the larger community, but rather stems from the limited effectiveness of the schools they attend. With a focus on what principals and teachers can do, this instructive resource explores... more...

  • New Life for Historically Black Colleges and Universitiesby Vann R Newkirk

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    In December 2008, Georgia state senator Seth Harp ignited controversy when he proposed merging two historically black colleges with nearby predominately white colleges to save money. Less than a year later, Mississippi governor Haley Barbour sought to unite Mississippi's three predominately black colleges. These efforts kindled renewed interest... more...

  • The Black Revolution on Campusby Martha Biondi

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    The Black Revolution on Campus is the definitive account of an extraordinary but forgotten chapter of the black freedom struggle. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Black students organized hundreds of protests that sparked a period of crackdown, negotiation, and reform that profoundly transformed college life. At stake was the very mission of higher... more...

  • Education in the Black Diasporaby Kassie Freeman; Ethan Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00

    This volume gathers scholars from around the world in a comparative approach to the various educational struggles of people of African descent, advancing the search for solutions and bringing to light new facets of the experiences of black people in the era of globalization. more...

  • Black Men in Collegeby Robert T. Palmer; J. Luke Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    Black Men in College provides vital information about how to effectively support, retain, and graduate Black male undergraduates. This edited collection centers on the notion that Black male collegians are not a homogenous group; rather, they are representative of rarely acknowledged differences that exist among them. This valuable text suggests... more...

  • A Guide to Fundraising at Historically Black Colleges and Universitiesby Marybeth Gasman; Nelson Bowman III

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    Winner of the 2012 CASE John Grenzebach Award for Outstanding Research in Philanthropy for Educational Advancement A Guide to Fundraising at Historically Black Colleges and Universities is a comprehensive, research-based work that brings the best practices and expertise of seminal professionals to the larger Black college environment and beyond.... more...

  • The SAGE Handbook of African American Educationby Linda C. Tillman

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 98.00

    This Handbook received an honorable mention at the 2009 PROSE Awards. The PROSE Awards annually recognize the very best in professional and scholarly publishing by bringing attention to distinguished books, journals, and electronic content in over 40 categories. ?This volume fills the tremendous void that currently exists in providing a much-needed... more...

  • The Power of Oneby Gail L. Thompson

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 31.95

    YOU have the power to make a difference with your African American students! This interactive staff development resource helps educators deal with the main barriers?often personal assumptions or mind-sets?that can impede their progress with African American K?12 students. Calling upon readers to embark upon a personal journey to address these... more...

  • The Role of Father-Like Care in the Education of Young Black Malesby Aaron Lamont Horn

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 129.95

    This qualitative study analyzes African American males’ perceptions of the tutor-tutee caring relationship within in home, one-on-one tutoring. The participants were seven African American males who currently attend this type of tutoring. more...