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The Black campus movement : Black students and the racial reconstitution of higher education, 1965-1972

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Contemporary Black history, Palgrave Macmillan, Volume 1st, New York, p.235 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LC2781 .R65 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9611995

Keywords:

African American college students--Political activity--History--20th century, African American student movements, African Americans--Education (Higher)--History, Education, Higher--United States--History

Abstract:

Summary: "Between 1965 and 1972, African American students at upwards of a thousand historically black and white American colleges and universities organized, demanded, and protested for Black Studies, Black universities, new faces, new ideas--a relevant, diverse higher education. Black power inspired these black students, who were supported by white, Latino, Chicana, Asian American, and Native American students. The Black Campus Movement provides the first national study of this intense and challenging struggle which disrupted and refashioned institutions in almost every state. This book also illuminates the complex context for one of the most transformative educational movements in American history through a history of black higher education and black student activism before 1965"--Provided by publisher.

Publication Language:

eng