The Journal of Negro Education

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

Articles from Vol. 77, No. 1, Winter

African Americans' Access to Vocational Rehabilitation Services after Antidiscrimination Legislation
The purpose of this study was to determine changes in African Americans' access to vocational rehabilitation (VR) services subsequent to landmark legislative and judicial antidiscrimination provisions of the mid-20th century. This study compared African...
Contextualizing Race: African American College Choice in an Evolving Affirmative Action Era
Using a critical race theory framework, this study examines the ways in which race and racialized ideologies are manifested in high-stakes college admissions, the debate over affirmative action, and the college choice behavior of Black high school students....
Editor's Comment: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Remembering after Forty Years
This year marks the 40th anniversary since Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. As I, many of you remember vividly where you were and what you were doing on the fateful evening when Dr. King was killed. On the evening of April 4, 1968, I was...
Enhancing Cultural Competence among Teachers of African American Children Using Mediated Lesson Study
Researchers investigated if early childhood teachers could become reflective practitioners when they studied culturally specific constructs within a digital collegial environment. Three female African American early childhood teachers within three different...
From Black Power to Hip Hop: Racism, Nationalism, and Feminism
From Black Power to Hip Hop: Racism, Nationalism, and Feminism by Patricia Hill Collins. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2007, 256 pp., $20.95, paperback.As one of the leading [Black] women scholars of the third wave of feminism Patricia Hill...
Getting Choice Right: Ensuring Equity and Efficiency in Education Policy
Getting Choice Right: Ensuring Equity and Efficiency in Education Policy, by Julian R. Betts & Tom Loveless (Eds.). Washington, DC: Brookings, 2005, 225 pp., $19.95, paperback.School-choice schemes have grown rapidly over the last 15 years, usually...
Journey to the Ph.D.: How to Navigate the Process as African Americans
Journey to the Ph.D.: How to Navigate the Process as African Americans, by Anna L. Green, and Lekita V. Scott (Eds.). Sterling, VA: Stylus, 2003, 282 pp., $13.26, paperback.Many students who seek to pursue a doctoral degree experience anxiety surrounding...
Preparing Minority Teachers: Law and out of Order
The inability of American colleges and universities to produce teachers for America's urban classrooms has reached epidemic proportions. This article seeks to describe the legal effects of policies and laws designed to create conditions for highly qualified...
Racial and Ethnic-Related Stressors as Predictors of Perceived Stress and Academic Performance for African American Students at a Historically Black College and University
The purpose of this investigation was to determine whether racial and ethnic-related stressors were associated with overall levels of perceived stress and academic performance among African American students at a historically Black college and university...
Racial Identity and Black Students' Perceptions of Community Outreach: Implications for Bonding Social Capital
This research investigates the impact of racial identity on Black students' perceptions of community outreach. Colleges and universities are steadily forming university-community partnerships. Research has not fully addressed those indicators that may...