xvi, 226 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction. "Education as freedom: African American educational thought and activism" / Noel S. Anderson and Haroon Kharem From bondage to freedom: early African American educational thought and activism "Medical doctor, integrationist and black nationalist: Dr. James McCune Smith and the dilemma of antebellum intellectual black activist" / Haroon Kharem John Mercer Langston and the shaping of African American education in the nineteenth century / Judith E. King-Calnek On classical versus vocational training: the educational ideas of Anna Julia Cooper and Nannie Helen Burroughs / Karen A. Johnson This skin I'm in: African American identity and education Womanist conceptualizations of African-centered critical multiculturalism: creating new possibilities of thinking about social justice / Sabrina N. Ross The performance gap: stereotype threat, assessment and the education of African American children / Eric A. Hurley Katherine Dunham: decolonizing dance education / Ojeya Cruz Banks Advancing the race: African American education and social progress Live the truth: politics and pedagogy in the African American movement for freedom and liberation / Daniel Perlstein Black schools, white schools: Derrick Bell, race and the failure of the integration ideal in Brown / Noel S. Anderson Research for liberation: Du Bois, the Chicago school and the development of black emancipatory action research / A.A. Akom Work cited Index About the contributors.