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I am looking for primary source materials related to childhood studies in order to build a resource library for graduate students and instructors.
My name is Emily Slomski. I am a second year graduate student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln under the advisement of Dr. Will Thomas.
As I'm currently just starting my master thesis on 'The United States and the Eurafrica Project' (1950-1960s), I'm looking for ideas about US perception of the project ( How was it documented in US publications for example ? Links/correspondences between African American intellectual and African intellectual). Thus, I was wondering if any of you would have useful recommendations for me. Thank you a lot and all the best,
The Graduate Institute in Geneva.
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I recently wrote “Scholarly Journals in Africology: An Introductory Descriptive Review” in Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies (vol.10, no.3, May 2017, www.jpanafrican.org), a descriptive review of fifty peer-reviewed journals from online content provided in relationship to Africology (i.e., African Diaspora Studies, African Studies, Africana Studies, African American Studies, Afro-American Studies, Black Studies, Pan African Studies, etc.) via their public affirmations of the journals reviewed.
A few readings on the Newark Rebellion of 1967. Please join the discussion and add more:
Hayden, Tom. Rebellion in Newark; Official Violence and Ghetto Response. New York,: Vintage Books, 1967.
Anderson, James D. The Education of Blacks in the South, 1860-1935. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1988.
Ballard, Allen B. The Education Of Black Folk: The Afro-American Struggle For Knowledge In White America. Universe, 2004.
Becker, Anja. “From Cotton Field to Schoolhouse: African American Education in Mississippi, 1862-1875. Psychology and Selfhood in the Segregated South.” Reviews in American History 39, no. 1 (March 2011): 127–133.
Bond, Horace Mann. 1935. "The Curriculum and the Negro Child". The Journal of Negro Education. 4, no. 2: 159-168.
The standard revisionist treatment is
Anderson, James D., The Education of Blacks in the South, 1860-1935. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1988.
Also his articles
--------, “Northern Foundations and the Shaping of Southern Black Rural Education, 1902-1935.” History of Education Quarterly 18 (Winter 1978): 371-96.
--------, “Ex-Slaves and the Rise of Universal Education in the New South, 1860-1880,” In Education and the Rise of the New South, edited by Ronald K. Goodenow and Arthur O. White, 1-25 (1981).
Good Morning Scholars!
I am looking for some books that can provide me with a historiography of education (freedman's schools, etc.) during Reconstruction and the Nadir - particularly the years 1889-1915. I am presenting at a conference and would love a broader knowledge of this period. Thank you in advance for your help on this matter - books/articles are greatly appreciated!
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The news has come that Vel Phillips, iconic Milwaukee Civil Rights leader, died yesterday. She was Milwaukee's first black and first female member of the city council, first black Milwaukee County and Wisconsin judge, as well as first black Secretary of State. As alderwoman, she repeatedly offered an Open Housing ordinance, which was consistently voted down until after the federal Fair Housing Act was passed in the wake of King's assassination. She was always the most dignified of Milwaukee politicians, as well as one of our greatest leaders.
More about her life can be found here:
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