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Morris, Wade H. – American Educational History Journal, 2019
In 1955, the General Convention of the Episcopal Church called for the racial desegregation of Episcopal institutions: parishes, seminaries, and schools. The study of Episcopal school desegregation reveals a fundamental paradox: Episcopal theology promoted desegregation but "white flight" spurred Episcopal school growth. The question of…
Descriptors: Whites, Protestants, Churches, School Desegregation
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Riley, Karen L. – American Educational History Journal, 2010
In the current vernacular, co-education means the education of the sexes together within an institutional setting. Once a phenomenon, today, women enjoy nearly equal status on campuses that were at one time bastions of "maleness." Moreover, the counter-culture revolution of the late 1960s and throughout the 1970s, ushered in a new…
Descriptors: Coeducation, African American Students, White Students, Womens Education
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Duemer, Lee S. – American Educational History Journal, 2007
The integration of America's colleges and universities has often been complicated by institutions that have been committed to integration in words but not in actions. Scholarship is abundant with examples of how institutions have failed at or intentionally evaded the development of racially inclusive environments. One factor in some successful…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, African Americans, Clergy, Role
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Davis, Matthew D. – American Educational History Journal, 2004
John D. Rockefeller and a group of friends and advisors established the General Education Board a century ago. They established the Board, among other endeavors, with the intention that it improve the education of African Americans in the American South. Over its sixty-two year history, the Board far outdistanced the other "Northern"…
Descriptors: African American Students, General Education, African American Education, Whites