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Brown, Frank; Hunter, Richard C. – Education and Urban Society, 2009
The authors attempt to tell the story of "Brown" and "Parents Involved" on educational inequality and connect these topics to economic competition globally. "Brown" came about in the 1950s in a much different environment: America was less diverse racially and ethnically, and economic competition on a global scale was…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Equal Education, School Desegregation, Minority Group Children
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Brown, Frank; Harris, J. John, III – Education and Urban Society, 2004
The journey by African Americans to achieve quality education began with passage of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution providing the freedmen citizenship and protection from hostile state action under its due process and equal protection clauses. This article traces the plight of Black Americans to gain access to quality schools…
Descriptors: African Americans, Equal Education, Public Education, Court Litigation
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Brown, Frank – Education and Urban Society, 2004
The 50th anniversary of the historic 1954 U.S. Supreme Court decision in "Brown v. Board of Education" provides an opportunity to trace the origin of "Brown" and the long journey by African Americans to achieve quality elementary and secondary education in this country. This journey began with passage of the Fourteenth…
Descriptors: African Americans, United States History, Civil Rights, Elementary Secondary Education
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Rong, Xue Lan; Brown, Frank – Education and Urban Society, 2002
Synthesizes research on the life experiences of Caribbean and African black immigrants and their children and their incorporation into U.S. society and education. Examines triple disadvantage versus model blacks; socialization and racial identity development of black immigrants; and black immigrants and American blacks. Analyzes…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Black Students, Cultural Differences, Diversity (Student)