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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95
This volume explores the unique sociocultural contexts of literacy development, values, and practices in African American communities. African Americans--young and old--are frequently the focus of public discourse about literacy. In a society that values a rather sophisticated level of literacy, they are among those who are most disadvantaged by low... more...
- SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.99
Worries about the moral standard of younger generations are of all ages. The older generation tends to believe that the moral education of young people deserves special attention, because their moral development does not reach the level adults hope for. This observation does not mean that the older generation is necessarily wrong, but what it indisputably... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
Len Gregory is a law school student. As part of his elite law school's community outreach programme, he finds himself in a local high school several times a week passing on his own legal knowledge to the students in a course he teaches entitled Street Law. This book shows that passing on legal knowledge is not the only thing Len is doing in Street... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 39.95
Horace Mann Bond was an early twentieth century scholar and a college administrator who focused on higher education for African Americans. His Negro Education in Alabama won Brown University?s Susan Colver Rosenberger Book Prize in 1937 and was praised as a landmark by W. E. B. Dubois in American Historical Review and by scholars in journals... more...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00
In this edited collection, the authors grapple with both the strengths and challenges that HBCUs face as the nation's demographics change, from their place in American society and growing diversity on HBCU campuses to class and elitism issues to study abroad and honors programs. more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 19.99
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...
- 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...
- Trysail Publishing 2015; US$ 7.99
The Price They Paid: Enduring Wounds of Waris the stunning and dramatic true story of a legendary helicopter commander in Vietnam and the flight crews that followed him into the most intensive helicopter warfare everand how that brutal experience has changed their lives in the forty years since the war ended. more...