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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Language, Literacy, and Pedagogy in Postindustrial Societiesby Paul C. Mocombe; Carol Tomlin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    In postindustrial economies such as the United States and Great Britain, the black/white achievement gap is perpetuated by an emphasis on language and language skills, with which black American and black British-Caribbean youths often struggle. This work analyzes the nature of educational pedagogy in the contemporary capitalist world-system under... more...

  • African-Born Women Faculty in the United Statesby Rosaire Ifeyinwa Ifedi

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2008; US$ 149.95

    This study, underpinned by Black feminist thought, African feminism, and critical race theory, investigates the lived experiences of African-born female professors in the United States. The findings reveal similar themes found in the literature on other Black and foreign women, but also offer new perspectives on racialization, double discrimination,... more...

  • An Introduction to Elijah Muhammad Studiesby Abul Pitre

    University Press of America 2009; US$ 26.99

    This book situates the teachings of Elijah Muhammad in academia, creating a field of study that particularly extrapolates the jewels of Muhammad's teachings. This preview of the teachings of Muhammad, and its multifaceted, interdisciplinary scope, has the potential to change the philosophical and practical methods of education. more...