Something Every Teacher and Counselor Needs to Know about African-American Children
Davis, Patrick E., Multicultural Education
African Americans inherited a "nigger" culture. The literature posits that African- American culture was founded, formed, and shaped in America where European Americans instilled within African Americans the belief, albeit erroneous, that those of African descent were inferior humans, especially, intellectually (see Conrad, 1966; Davis, 2005; Higginbotham, 1996). Is it no wonder that African American children are, academically, the poorest performing children in America?
Corruptive historical influences are deemed as root and primary causes for the persistent and chronic academic achievement gap between Black children and all of their peers. Due to dastardly destructive historical …
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Publication information: Article title: Something Every Teacher and Counselor Needs to Know about African-American Children. Contributors: Davis, Patrick E. - Author. Magazine title: Multicultural Education. Volume: 15. Issue: 3 Publication date: Spring 2008. Page number: 30+. © 2005 Caddo Gap Press. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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