The Education of Black Folk: The Afro-American Struggle for Knowledge in White America

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iUniverse, 2004 - Education - 192 pages
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The Education of Black Folk chronicles the history of African-American education and the beginnings of affirmative action in American colleges and universities. Considered to be a classic by many, on can find no better introduction to this important topic.
  

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Contents

The Educational Color Line in America
1
The Early
9
The Black
27
Racial Strife on
60
Compensatory Education
81
White Universities
104
It Can Mean God Help Us the Admission of Every
119
O Whither Black Education?
142
Notes
157
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Ballard teaches History and African-American Studies at the State University of New York at Albany.

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