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African-American/Afro-Canadian schooling
Charles Leslie Glenn

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African-American/Afro-Canadian schooling
from the colonial period to the present
Charles L. Glenn

Published 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

"An overview of efforts to provide formal schooling to Black children and youth in North America, from the Colonial period to the present, both in the South and in the North and Canada The account includes the damaging racial assumptions of the White majority, the often-heroic efforts of Black parents and teachers to provide education, the contributions of Black churches and White missionary organizations during Reconstruction and long after, formal and informal mechanisms of segregation in the North as well as the South, resistance to desegregation in recent decades, and new approaches to education that reduce the racial achievement gap"--

Table of Contents

Machine generated contents note:
Assumptions about Race * Enslaved and Free Blacks Before 1862 * Equipping the Freedman * Jim Crow South * Jim Crow North * 'Uplifting the Race' * Integration and Its Disappointments * Have We Learned Anything?

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
371.829/96073
Library of Congress
LC2741 .G54 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24799011M
ISBN 10
0230114164
ISBN 13
9780230114166
LC Control Number
2011001468

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