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African-American/Afro-Canadian schooling : from the colonial period to the present

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Palgrave Macmillan, Volume 1st, New York, p.203 (2011)

Call Number:

Cubb LC2741 .G54 2011

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9315574

Keywords:

African Americans--Education--History, Blacks--Education--Canada--History

Abstract:

Summary: "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"-- Provided by publisher.

Publication Language:

eng