The Journal of Negro Education

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

Articles from Vol. 82, No. 1, Winter

Berea College-Coeducationally and Racially Integrated: An Unlikely Contingency in the 1850s
The anti-slavery ministry of Rev. John G. Fee and the unlikely establishment of Berea College in Kentucky in the 1850s, the first college in the southern United States to be coeducationally and racially integrated, are examined to further understand...
Editor's Comment: How Will President Obama Handle Historically Black Colleges and Universities?
Today, 103 historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) educate 135,722 male and 238,685 female students across the United States according to the most recent data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (Institute of Education...
Factors of Persistence for African American Men in a Student Support Organization
The purpose of this qualitative study is to examine factors of persistence for two African American men involved in the Project Empowerment (PE, pseudonym) student organization at a predominantly White institution. The participants are undergraduate...
Race and Renaissance: African Americans in Pittsburgh since World War II
Race and Renaissance: African Americans in Pittsburgh Since World War II, by Joe W. Trotter and Jared N. Day. Pittsburgh, PA, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2010, 328 pp., $29.95, hardback.Reviewed by John R. Tilghman, Howard University.Historians Joe...
Racial Inequality and the Social Reconstructionists at Teachers College
Historians of education have probed into the involvement of Social Reconstructionists' with issues of racial justice and have argued explicitly that Social Reconstructionists, while "interested" in racial problems during the Depression, actually did...
The Battle of Ole Miss: Civil Rights V. States' Rights
The Battle of Ole Miss: Civil Rights v. States ' Rights, by Frank Lambert. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010, 208 pp., $22.95, paperback.Reviewed by Aaron N. Taylor, Saint Louis University School of Law.In The Battle of Ole Miss, Frank Lambert...
The Declining Significance of Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Relevance, Reputation, and Reality in Obamamerica
Historically Black colleges and universities are a unique institutional cohort in American higher education. These colleges have been celebrated for their achievements and critiqued for their composition at differing points during their collective history....
The Politics of Gurricular Change: Race, Hegemony, and Power in Education
The Politics of Curricular Change: Race, Hegemony, and Power in Education, by M. Christopher Brown II and Roderic R. Land. New York: Peter Lang, 2005, 254 pp., $24.71, paperback.Reviewed by Tonya Perry Richardson, Mercer University.The Politics of Curricular...
The Quest for Citizenship: African American and Native American Education in Kansas, 1880-1935
The Quest for Citizenship: African American and Native American Education in Kansas, 1880-1935 by Kim Carey Warren. Charlotte: The University of North Carolina Press, 2010, 223 pp., $26.95, paperback.Reviewed by Erica Neeganagwedgin, Athabasca University.Kim...
The Same. but Different: Examining Background Characteristics among Black Males in Public Two-Year Colleges
This study examined background characteristics among Black males in public two-year and four-year institutions. This study sought to uncover whether significant differences existed among this sub-group by institutional type. Data were derived from 533...
Understanding the Relationships among Racial Identity, Self-Efficacy, Institutional Integration and Academic Achievement of Black Males Attending Research Universities
This study asserts that African American males with higher grade point averages (GPAs) in college are also academically and socially integrated into campus and hold racial identity attitudes and self-efficacy beliefs that facilitate their level of institutional...
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