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Blacks. African Americans

  • The Afrocentric Praxis of Teaching for Freedomby Joyce E. King; Ellen E. Swartz

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    The Afrocentric Praxis of Teaching for Freedom explains and illustrates how an African worldview, as a platform for culture-based teaching and learning, helps educators to retrieve African heritage and cultural knowledge which have been historically discounted and decoupled from teaching and learning. The book has three objectives: To exemplify... more...

  • Family Life and School Achievementby Reginald M. Clark

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 34.00

    Working mothers, broken homes, poverty, racial or ethnic background, poorly educated parents—these are the usual reasons given for the academic problems of poor urban children. Reginald M. Clark contends, however, that such structural characteristics of families neither predict nor explain the wide variation in academic achievement among children.... more...

  • Black Males and Intercollegiate Athleticsby James L. Moore III; Robert A. Bennett III

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 141.99

    This volume focuses on the issues African American males face not only as participants in athletic competition as student-athletes but also as coaches, administrators, and academic support staff. It will serve as a valuable resource for educational policy makers, especially athletic association personnel (i.e. NCAA), and other constituents. more...

  • The Price They Paidby Michael Putzel

    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 ever—and how that brutal experience has changed their lives in the forty years since the war ended. more...

  • Dysconscious Racism, Afrocentric Praxis, and Education for Human Freedom: Through the Years I Keep on Toilingby Joyce E. King

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    A dynamic leader and visionary teacher/scholar, Joyce E. King has made important contributions to the knowledge base on preparing teachers for diversity, culturally connected teaching and learning, and inclusive transformative leadership for change, often in creative partnership with communities. Dr. King is internationally recognized for her innovative... more...

  • Negro Education in Alabamaby Horace Mann Bond; Martin Kilson; Wayne J. Urban

    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...

  • Twenty-Five Years in the Black Beltby William J. Edwards; Consuela Lee; Daniel T. Williams

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 26.95

    Born in Snow Hill, in 1869, William J. Edwards graduated in 1893 from Tuskegee Institute, then under the direction of Booker T. Washington, and set out to find a way to use in his own life the values he had learned at Tuskeegee. He did not have to look far. Edwards toured Wilcox, Monroe, Butler, and Dallas counties and found a large black population... more...

  • A Black Educator in the Segregated Southby Gerald L. Smith

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 50.00

    Black college presidents in the era of segregation walked a tightrope. They were expected to educate black youth without sufficient state and federal funding. Yet in the African American community they were supposed to represent power and influence and to be outspoken advocates of civil rights, despite the continual risk of offending the white politicians... more...

  • Schools for Allby William Preston Vaughn

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Schools for All provides the first in-depth study of black education in Southern public schools and universities during the twelve-year Reconstruction period which followed the Civil War. In the antebellum South, the teaching of African Americans was sporadic and usually in contravention to state laws. During the war, Northern religious and philanthropic... more...

  • Swimming Upstream: Black Males in Adult Educationby Dionne Rosser-Mims; Joni Schwartz; Drayton; Talmadge C. Guy

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00 US$ 26.10

    Here is an introduction to salient topics and issues affecting Black males as they engage in adult basic education programs, pursue employment, and obtain higher education. The chapters include academic research as well as program descriptions and personal narratives with a concern for the “lived experiences” and the voices of the men.... more...