The Journal of Negro Education

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

Articles from Vol. 73, No. 3, Summer

Accountability and Desegregation: Brown and Its Legacy
Brown v. Board of Education (Brown I) was decided in 1954 by the United States Supreme Court to order the desegregation of students by race in public schools. Opposition to this order occurred in many of the states as well as from the Office of the President...
A History of Black Achievement as Impacted by Federal Court Decisions in the Last Century
Historically in America, Black people have experienced dubious victories in the legal system with regards to their right to an education, a privilege recognized in state constitutions. Efforts by Black people to gain a quality education and significantly...
Black Teachers, Black Students, Black Communities, and Brown: Perspectives and Insights from Experts
This study sought to understand the impact of the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas decision for Black teachers, Black students, and Black communities by eliciting and interviewing expert researchers in the field of education who have...
Brown and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs): A Paradox of Desegregation Policy
This article explores the idea that at its 50th anniversary, Brown provides proof that despite its landmark significance, based on relief in the courts, its principles can create a backlash of unintended consequences. Stated differently, battles won...
Collegiate Desegregation as Progenitor and Progeny of Brown V. Board of Education: The Forgotten Role of Postsecondary Litigation, 1908-1990
The year 2004 has been filled with commemorations, celebrations, retrospectives, and re-analyses of the importance, impact, and implications of the Brown v. Board of Education, Topeka (1954) case on its 50th anniversary. Absent from this re-visitation...
Editor's Comment
In 1994, The Journal of Negro Education (The JNE) published a special issue titled, "Brown v. Board of Education at 40" (Harris & Russo, 1994). A decade later, The JNE now observes the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision of Brown...
Fifty Years after Brown: The Benefits and Tradeoffs for African American Educators and Students
This article examines the benefits and tradeoffs for African American professional educators and students that resulted from the profound Brown v. Board of Education decision. It addresses the impact of the Brown decision immediately after it was rendered...
Impact of Brown on Multicultural Education of Hispanic Americans
This article suggests that many forces, including various branches of the federal government, in confusing and often conflicting ways, have constructed and influenced the Hispanic identity and educational status. Moreover, this unique identity of Hispanics...
Legal and Policy Issues: Removing the Residue of Past Segregation in Higher Education
This article examines the impact of the Knight v. Alabama ruling by looking at undergraduate student demographic data for historically Black Alabama A& M University and Alabama State University and traditionally White Auburn University and the University...
Nixon's "Southern Strategy" and Forces against Brown
The U.S. Supreme Court's 1954 decision in Brown, declaring that state-imposed school segregation was unconstitutional, increased the politics of education rather than decreased its importance in the school desegregation. This article describes the political...
One Step Forward, Half A Step Backward?
In the first 25 years after Brown v. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down more than thirty cases involving desegregation of public school systems. Yet, over the past quarter of a century, the Court has not played much...
School Desegregation under Brown: The Role of Court Master, Guidelines and Experiences
Given that meaningful school desegregation based on racial/ethnic student population and de jure and/or de facto segregation has seemingly run its course in the federal court system, it might be appropriate for the reader to get to know and understand...
The Administration of Court-Ordered School Desegregation in Urban School Districts: The Law and Experience
It has been 50 years since the United States Supreme Court handed down its landmark decision in Brown v. Board of Education (1954). This article discusses race relations and education before Brown and reviews both decisions in this important case that...
The Continuing Search for Quality Education by African Americans: Fifty Years after Brown
The 1954 U.S. Supreme Court decision ruled against required separation of the races in statesponsored institutions and ended apartheid in American education. That decision also led the way for ending segregation in public facilities and in private institutions...
The First Serious Implementation of Brown: The 1964 Civil Rights Act and Beyond
The Supreme Court's 1954 decision in Brown v. Board found state-imposed segregation of public schools in violation of the U. S. Constitution; however, implementing this ruling in thousands of local school districts required local plaintiffs, money, and...
The Impact of the Brown V. Board of Education Decision on Postsecondary Participation of African Americans
Although specifically directed toward the nation's K-12 schools, Brown v. Board also opened wider the doors of postsecondary education for African Americans. The landmark decision has led to increased enrollment of African American students in predominantly...
The More Public School Reform Changes, the More It Stays the Same: A Framing Analysis of the Newspaper Coverage of Brown V. Board of Education
Three salient frames emerged from the study of two Topeka newspapers, one mainstream newspaper and one Black newspaper. These three frames included conflict, consequences, and dominant/subordinate. These frames told readers what and how to think about...
The Paradox of the Promised Unfulfilled: Brown V. Board of Education and the Continued Pursuit of Excellence in Education
This article illuminates the educational and social paradox created by the U.S. Supreme Court in striking down the legal doctrine of "separate but equal." Based upon its interpretation of the social science evidence of damage imagery, the Court viewed...
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