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A Community of Voices on Education and the African American Experience : a Record of Struggles and Triumphs by
Call Number: ebook
Publication Date: 2016
Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Landmarks and Milestones; Personal Testimonies; Tracts and Dialogues from Thomas Bacon's Sermons Addressedto Masters and Servants; In Secret Places, Acquiring Literacy in Slave Communities; Chapter VII from Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave; Slave Testimony; Letter from a Female Reader to the Editor of Freedom's Journal 1827; Letter to Samuel May, Jr., General Agent of the American Anti-SlaverySociety, 1854; "The Schoolmarms" Excerpted from We Are Your Sisters; Boyhood Days from Up from Slavery.
Black Colleges from American Higher Education, A HistoryChapter VIII; Harvard in the Last Decade of the 19th Century from The Autobiographyof W.E.B. Du Bois; "Schaal" ; "Let Down Your Bucket"; A Life of Learning; A Family Legacy from The Measure of Our Success, A Letter to My Children and Yours; Alma Mater from The Autobiography of Malcolm X; The Introduction from Vernon Can Read! A Memoir; Interview with Melba Patillo Beals (A Member of the Little Rock Nine)Scholastic, Inc; The Trial from In My Place; UGA; Reflections of Family and Education from Brother West; School Days.
Two Positives from Gifted HandsLitigations; Federal Court Decisions, School Reform, and African AmericanEducation; Intellectual Perspectives; The Quest for 'Book Learning'; Epilogue; The Practical Value of Higher Education; The Talented Tenth; Book Reviews; A Book Review; American Values, Social Goals, and the Desegregated School; The African American High School Experience in Perspective; Marva Collins, Her Way; Twenty-Five Lessons for Life from The Measure of Our Success; The Religious Needs of Negro Students; Independent Neighborhood Schools; Relevance Remains; Fighting for Our Lives.
Maintaining Social Justice through Culturally Responsive ClassroomManagemenReflections on America's Academic Achievement Gaps; From DuBois to Obama; Bibliography; Index.