African-Centered Schooling in Theory and Practice

By Diane S. Pollard; Cheryl S. Ajirotutu | Go to book overview
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abolition movement, 167
academic achievement, 190
Academy for Educational Development, 27
administrators: adolescents, 57-58, 121; African American, 9, 21; African American Immersion middle school, 59, 113; district, 28, 62-63, 81, 123, 130, 211; leadership, 8, 69, 118, 131
African American: autobiographies and biographies, 174-175; churches, 170; culture and traditions, 166-167, 173; fiction, 179; journals and magazines, 170-172; Kwanzaa, 174; nonfiction, 174; poetry, 179; women's clubs, 168
African American Immersion Schools Evaluation Project, 4-6, 45, 50, 200, 211
African American Male Task Force, 3, 9, 125, 200; Implementation Committee, 3, 42
African American male teach-in, 86, 89
African American Pledge of Allegiance, 33
African American Vernacular English, 164-165, 177, 178, 182, 183n
African Americans: communities, 193; Diaspora, 153; economic crisis/unemployment, 19-20; educational history, 7-8, 20-22; free blacks, 167, 170; in
Milwaukee, 2, 8; parents, 187; representations of, 167-169, 170; students, 194, 195; women, 175-176
Afrocentric, 165, 189, 195; African and African American Curriculum Program, 203, 208; Atlanta Public School Afrocentric Immersion Project, 199-200, 208; curriculum, 201 (see also curriculum); education, 164; literature, 176; movement, 200; perspective, 169; schools, 208
Afrocentrism: Afrocultural themes, 152-157; definition, 24; philosophical bases of, 23-24
Akoto, Agyei, 201
Allen, Walter R., 8, 18
American Educational Research Association (AERA), 6
American Speech, 183n
Amos v. Board of Education, 2
Anderson, Bernice, 202
Anderson, Elijah, 168
Anderson, James, 7-8
Anglo-African Magazine, 170
Anzaldua, Gloria, 176
Appalachian, language, 183n
Arabic, languages, 165


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