The Journal of Negro Education

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

Articles from Vol. 83, No. 3, Summer

60 Years after Brown V. Board of Education: The Impact of the Congressional Black Caucus on the Education of Black People in the United States of America (Editor's Commentary)
Education at the Inception of the CBCFor most of the period between reconstruction and the year the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) was organized in 1971, discriminatory practices in public and private education were legal. Most states in the southern...
Charter Schools and the Corporate Makeover of Public Education: Wha's at Stake?
Charter Schools and the Corporate Makeover of Public Education: What's at Stake? by Michael Fabricant and Michelle Fine. New York, Teachers College Press, 2012, 151 pages, $25.95, paperback.Charter Schools and the Corporate Makeover of Public Education:...
Do Negro Boys Need Separate Schools? Evaluating Choice, Rhetoric and Practices
We shall get a finer, better balance of spirit; and infinitely more capable and rounded personality, by putting children in schools where they are wanted, and where they are happy and inspired, than in thrusting them into hells where they are ridiculed...
Edwin Rogers Embree: The Julius Rosenwald Fund, Foundation Philanthropy and American Race Relations
Edwin Rogers Embree: The Julius Rosenwald Fund, Foundation Philanthropy and American Race Relations, by Alfred Perkins. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2012, 363 pp., $39.95, hardcover.Bom in Polk County, Nebraska in 1883 and raised by his maternal...
Fulfilling the Promise of Brown: Examining Laws and Policies for Remediation
IntroductionLaws denying and limiting the participation of African Americans in educational advancement have represented a complex convergence of deeply held political, economic, and social beliefs in America. From the beginning, American slavery of...
Guest Editorial: 60 Years after Brown V. Board of Education: Educational Advancement or Decline?
On May 17, 2014, the United States of America commemorated the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas (Brown v. Board of Education, 1954), the Supreme Court's landmark decision that outlawed segregation according to race...
Is Integration a Dream Deferred? Students of Color in Majority White Suburban Schools
Since the Brown v. Board of Education Topeka Kansas I and II rulings (Brown, 1954, 1955) proponents of racial justice have pushed for racially integrated schools to improve the quality of education for students of color (Bell, 1975, 2005; Delgado &...
Laboratory of Learning: HBCU Laboratory Schools and Alabama State College Lab High in the Era of Jim Crow
Laboratory of Learning: HBCU Laboratory Schools and Alabama State College Lab High in the Era of Jim Crow by Sharon Gay Pierson. New York: Peter Lang, 2014, 308 pp., $159.95, hardback.In Laboratory of Learning, educational historian Sharon Gay Pierson...
No Blacks Allowed: Segregated Gifted Education in the Context of Brown V. Board of Education
When submitting for this special issue on the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education (1954), these authors were guided by the unwavering belief that discrimination has no place in educational settings and segregation and integration are ideals...
Patterns of Quality Experienced by African American Children in Early Education Programs: Predictors and Links to Children's Preschool and Kindergarten Academic Outcomes
Research consistently demonstrates that high-quality early care and education programs (ECE) produce significant short-term and long-term cognitive, social, and emotional gains in children who participate (Barnett, 2011; Burchinal et al., 2008; Camilli...
Still Separate, Still Unequal: The Relation of Segregation in Neighborhoods and Schools to Education Inequality
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)Sixty years after Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka Kansas (1954), the nation has secured racially separate schools once again. School desegregation reached the height of its success during the Nixon-Ford...
Suspended Animation: A Legal Perspective of School Discipline and African American Learners in the Shadows of Brown
On a humid Saturday in a southeastern metropolitan city, I circled our airport's loading area several times until I spotted my colleague, Dr. Gwendolyn Webb-Hasan. She had flown in for a short visit. We exited the airport and headed toward the nearby...
The Expanding Gender and Racial Gap in American Higher Education
Gender Disparity in Education is not New, but its Impact on Society will be SignificantWhile national attention about the smaller number of males attending and graduating from college began in the late 1990s, this author had researched and written about...
The Journey of an African American Teacher before and after Brown V. Board of Education
A master's degree student posed the following question to our Professional Development in Teaching class: "Did anyone in class have an African American teacher during any of their PK-12 years?" Only two raised their hands: the African American female...
The Role of Racial Socialization in Promoting the Academic Expectations of African American Adolescents: Realities in a Posi-Brown Era
In 1954, the landmark ruling of Brown v. the Board of Education fulfilled the educational wishes of generations of African American parents, the right to an education for their children (Spencer, 2005, 2008). The legal right to equal educational opportunities...
Using Culturally Responsive Practices to Broaden Participation in the Educational Pipeline: Addressing the Unfinished Business of Brown in the Field of Computing Sciences
Sometimes I wonder if we really did the children and the nation a favor by taking this case to the Supreme Court. I know that it was the right thing for my father and mother to do then but after nearly forty years we find the Court's ruling unfulfilled.-Linda...
Who Is My Neighbor? Turner V. Clayton: A Watershed Moment in Regional Education
There would be a watershed of students from the city and from Riverview Gardens just descending upon all St. Louis County schools, and we would have no ability to turn them away.-Chris Tennill, Chief Communications Officer, Clayton Public Schools (Adolphy,...
Why Are All the White Students Sitting Together in College? Impact of Brown V. Board of Education on Cross-Racial Interactions among Blacks and Whites
This year commemorates the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, the 1954 Supreme Court decision that mandated desegregation of America's public schools. By all accounts, Brown was a watershed moment in the nation's history, nullifying exclusionary...
Zero Tolerance, School Shootings, and the PostBrown Quest for Equity in Discipline Policy: An Examination of How Urban Minorities Are Punished for White Suburban Violence
Nicholas P. Triplett University of North Carolina, CharlotteAyana Allen University of North Carolina, CharlotteChance W. Lewis University of North Carolina, CharlotteOn May 16, 1954, the landmark Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka Kansas Supreme Court...
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