The Journal of Negro Education

The Journal of Negro Education is an academic journal focusing on African American education

Articles from Vol. 73, No. 2, Spring

A World View of Race Revisited
"Globalization" is the hot new term to explain an old phenomenon. As early as 1936, Ralph Bunche contended that the "inequality of peoples" was becoming an organizing theme for political and economic life across the globe. He introduced the concept of...
Ralph Bunche and the Responsibilities of the Public Intellectual*
Drawing from the authoritative sources on Ralph Bunche's early years in the academy, his personal papers, and his publications from the 1930s, this essay discusses Bunche's political philosophies and how they were informed by the social realities of...
Ralph Bunche's International Legacy: The Middle East, Congo, and United Nations Peacekeeping
Ralph Bunche is remembered most for three major achievements in the international field. His mediation of the end of the first Israel-Arab war, for which he won the Nobel Peace Prize; his work in the tumultuous period of independence in the Congo; and...
The 2003 Charles H. Thompson Lecture-Colloquium Presentation: Ralph Bunche: University and Diplomatic Legacies Fostering Innovative Paradigms
This article is based upon the 2003 24th Annual Charles H. Thompson Lecture at Howard University. It devotes attention to the nexuses between Ralph Bunche's scholarly publications and diplomatic speeches and their relationships to contemporary university...
The Insights of Ralph Bunche for the 21st Century
During a sunny and pleasant day in March 2003,1 walked melancholically down the streets of the French Quarter in New Orleans after presenting a paper at an international conference. A sense of joy and frivolity is usually associated with Bourbon, Duke,...
The Political Science Educational Philosophy of Ralph Bunche: Theory and Practice
This article is based upon a textual analysis of Ralph Bunche's writings since 1940 to determine the nature, scope, and significance of his educational philosophy of the discipline of political science. From this textual analysis of his writings, the...
Thinking through a Life: Reconsidering the Origins of Ralph J. Bunche
This essay draws primarily upon Ralph Bunche's personal papers and the two most recent scholarly biographies of him (Henry, 1999; Urquhart, 1993) to analyze his formative years and what they might illuminate about the formation of character. It also...