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Blacks. African Americans

  • Education of Blacks in the South, 1860-1935by James D. Anderson

    The University of North Carolina Press 1989; US$ 30.00

    James Anderson critically reinterprets the history of southern black education from Reconstruction to the Great Depression. By placing black schooling within a political, cultural, and economic context, he offers fresh insights into black commitment to education, the peculiar significance of Tuskegee Institute, and the conflicting goals of various... 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...

  • Philanthropy in Black Higher Educationby Vida L. Avery

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    Analyzing the circumstances surrounding the creation and development of the Atlanta University System, this book shows how philanthropists' positive involvement created a unique higher educational center for black Americans that exists nowhere else in the nation. more...

  • The Emergence of African American Literacy Traditionsby PHYLLIS BELT-BEYAN

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 133.00

    The ways in which the African American community learned to be proficient readers and writers during the 19th century were diverse, however, the greatest impact on literacy acquisition came from family and community efforts. African American arts, churches, benevolent societies, newspapers, literacy societies, and formal and informal schools supported... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Creating the Opportunity to Learnby A. Wade Boykin; Pedro Noguera

    ASCD 2011; US$ 27.95

    Two giants in the fields of education, psychology, and equity—A. Wade Boykin and Pedro Noguera—reveal bold truths about the achievement gap and provide you with a promising framework focused on key factors drawn from successful schools. Here's your opportunity to understand why some school districts are making more progress than others,... 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...

  • 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...