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Negro Educational Review, 1985
Contains five essays and editorial on the theme of Black/white alliances, 1941-1983. Topics discussed include a look back at slavery, rhetorical alliances in the Civil Rights era, how the nature of legal arguments limits Black educational advancement, political alliances, and religious alliances. (CMG)
Descriptors: Activism, Affirmative Action, Black Influences, Blacks
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Lindsay, Beverly; Harris, John, III – Negro Educational Review, 1978
This paper provides a critical analysis of the role of the courts in providing Black children with a quality education, along with an overview of educational policy and some suggested strategies that will result in positive changes. (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Black Influences, Black Youth, Change Strategies, Court Role
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Gill, Robert L. – Negro Educational Review, 1976
Notes that equal educational opportunity, or equal preparation for life, is not simply the removal of legal barriers to non-segregated schooling. Equal educational opportunity requires a commitment of dollars and time and unstinting personal support. (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Black Culture, Black History, Black Influences, Change Agents
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Spaights, Ernest – Negro Educational Review, 1976
Discusses the literature dealing with the black family, the family as a holistic unit, the black womans' role and the myth of matriarchy, children and their place, and the changing nature of the black male and his effect upon the black family. (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Black Attitudes, Black Culture, Black Influences, Blacks
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Richardson, F. C. – Negro Educational Review, 1976
Notes that black people in the U.S. have not developed a history of achievements in the natural sciences that can be readily built upon by their offspring, and thus the problem of motivation of black children at an early age is a significant factor in determining whether they decide to pursue a career in the natural sciences. (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Black Attitudes, Black Employment, Black Influences, Blacks
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Blake, D. F. – Negro Educational Review, 1976
Reviews the past accomplishments of academia with a primary focus on the assessment of these advancements on the future. (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Black Achievement, Black Culture, Black Influences, Blacks
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Scales, Alice M.; Smith, Gloria S. – Negro Educational Review, 1975
Briefly describes society's perception of black children, black adults' responsibility for black children, and problems encountered in attempting to liberate the black child, asserting that white society has ill-defined and mis-educated the public irrespective of blacks' counter reactions. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Black Attitudes, Black Influences, Black Youth, Blacks
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Lloyd, Gil B. – Negro Educational Review, 1976
Suggests that for countless blacks imprisoned in ghettoized restrictions, and for a great many who live on the land in rural areas, the black Church has been an especially effective haven of comfort, a weapon of protest, and an instrument of escape from physical jeopardy. (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Black Community, Black Culture, Black Influences, Black Institutions
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Scales, Alice M. – Negro Educational Review, 1992
Addresses the problems of African-American males, and argues that a focus on high literacy for this population is an important strategy for addressing the crisis of education and incarceration. Suggests that literacy is essential to African-American males' participation in the economy. (JB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Black Achievement, Black Community
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Biggs, Shirley A. – Negro Educational Review, 1992
Examines problems that afflict African-American males in education. Looks at the current suggestion that separate education for African-American males may be a solution. Argues that separation is not the answer because of a historical legacy of separation. Suggests alternatives including after-school and weekend all-male clubs and activities. (JB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Achievement, Black Community, Black Education
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Grant, Patrick – Negro Educational Review, 1992
Asks whether special education is designed to keep African-American boys out of the mainstream of education and also looks at questions of a passive conspiracy to destroy African-American males and the role of racism. Discusses special education legislation, and argues that African-American boys are not being adequately educated. (JB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Achievement, Black Education, Black Influences
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Gill, Walter – Negro Educational Review, 1992
Looks at the current plight of the African-American male, exploring the role of the dominant culture, mass media, and low self-esteem. Describes a possible cure, citing five areas for action, calling for year-round school in some urban areas, exploring Afrocentric curricula, and considering rites of passage programs. (JB)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Afrocentrism, Black Achievement, Black Community
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Lloyd, Hortense D. – Negro Educational Review, 1992
Briefly describes the lives of important African-American women, detailing the challenges they faced and how they survived from Sojourner Truth to Alice Walker. Suggests that the strengths and lessons of the lives of these women may shed light on how to help African-American males. (JB)
Descriptors: Authors, Biographies, Black Achievement, Black Culture
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Lloyd, R. Grann – Negro Educational Review, 1992
Offers an overview of the position of African-American males, the problems they face, and the consequences for the nation and the African-American community. Looks at underclass status, racism, joblessness, national demographic changes, low educational expectations, intermarriage rates, participation in higher education, and career achievement.…
Descriptors: Black Achievement, Black Community, Black Culture, Black Education
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Asante, Molefi Kete – Negro Educational Review, 1985
Analyzes the rhetorical mode of the civil rights movement and gives some attention to the problematic convergence of white and Black progressive writers. Focuses on two recurring metaphors used to describe the condition of Blacks: invisibility and Black Power. (KH)
Descriptors: Activism, Black Influences, Black Power, Blacks
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