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“Outsiders Within”: Relative Opportunities for Low-Income Black Students in Elite Private Secondary Schools

Lois Weis, Kristin Cipollone, and Heather Jenkins

in Class Warfare: Class, Race, and College Admissions in Top-Tier Secondary Schools

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226134895
eISBN:
9780226135083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135083.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

This chapter focuses on the college-related experiences and practices of low-income Black students in elite private secondary schools. Like other groups in such schools, low-income Black students and ... More


Girl Drama: Black Female Students and the Spectacle of Risk

Amy Brown

in A Good Investment?: Philanthropy and the Marketing of Race in an Urban Public School

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691128
eISBN:
9781452952383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691128.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter discusses another well-known trope: the urban, Black, adolescent girl, as portrayed both in teacher narratives and films, as well as in mainstream College Preparatory Academy discourse. ... More


The Making of a Movement

Kenneth Robert Janken

in The Wilmington Ten: Violence, Injustice, and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624839
eISBN:
9781469624853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624839.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

The growth of the movement in Wilmington was stimulated by the presence of organizations dedicated to breaking through the suffocating restrictions of paternalism that the white elite of North ... More


Their Rhetoric Is That of Revolution: North Carolina A&T and the Rise and Fall of the Student Organization for Black Unity, 1966–1974

Jelani M. Favors

in Shelter in a Time of Storm: How Black Colleges Fostered Generations of Leadership and Activism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648330
eISBN:
9781469648354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648330.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses Greensboro, North Carolina as the unofficial headquarters for the Black Power Movement in the south and the role that North Carolina A&T State University played in facilitating ... More


Outlining the Problem

Micere Keels

in Campus Counterspaces: Black and Latinx Students’Search for Community atHistorically White Universities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746888
eISBN:
9781501746895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746888.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter presents the problem and briefly describes the data used to gain insight into how challenges to Black and Latinx students' college-going identity threaten their persistence. It shows how ... More


(Dis)Integration: Facilitating Integration by Carefully Attending to Difference

Micere Keels

in Campus Counterspaces: Black and Latinx Students' Search for Community at Historically White Universities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746888
eISBN:
9781501746895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746888.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This concluding chapter takes a step back to examine the bigger picture and suggests ways that colleges and universities could achieve greater integration by attending to difference. Latinx and Black ... More


Campus Counterspaces: Black and Latinx Students' Search for Community at Historically White Universities

Micere Keels

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746888
eISBN:
9781501746895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746888.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

Frustrated with the flood of news articles and opinion pieces that were skeptical of minority students' “imagined” campus microaggressions, the author of this book set out to provide a detailed ... More


From Civil Rights to Anti-Apartheid

Sekou M. Franklin

in After the Rebellion: Black Youth, Social Movement Activism, and the Post-Civil Rights Generation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789384
eISBN:
9780814760611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789384.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter covers the activities of three youth-based activist movements: the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), the Student Organization for Black Unity (SOBU), and the Free South ... More


Friends Disappear

Mary Barr

in Friends Disappear: The Battle for Racial Equality in Evanston

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226156323
eISBN:
9780226156637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226156637.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 6 discusses how Evanston Township a well-respected high school created difference and promoted segregation. During the 1960s black students organized demanding courses and faculty that ... More


Introduction

Candis Watts Smith

in Black Mosaic: The Politics of Black Pan-Ethnic Diversity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479823543
eISBN:
9781479811113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479823543.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the ethnic diversity among Blacks. This diversity generates homogeneity in political attitudes and behaviors that are derived from a shared history and collective ... More


Introduction: It Doesn’t Have to Be Race-Ethnicity to Be about Race-Ethnicity

Micere Keels

in Campus Counterspaces: Black and Latinx Students’Search for Community atHistorically White Universities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746888
eISBN:
9781501746895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746888.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This introductory chapter shows how many of the identity challenges that Latinx and Black students experience result from how race-ethnicity increases the likelihood that they are also ... More


A Free Press Must Prevail: 1971–1993

Kenneth Joel Zogry

in Print News and Raise Hell: The Daily Tar Heel and the Evolution of a Modern University

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469608297
eISBN:
9781469608303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469608297.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter covers the growth, development, and challenges facing UNC in the last decades of the 20th century, and the pressures on the student newspaper, both financially and ideologically. The ... More


The Origins of the Black Student Leadership Network

Sekou M. Franklin

in After the Rebellion: Black Youth, Social Movement Activism, and the Post-Civil Rights Generation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789384
eISBN:
9780814760611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789384.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the activities of the Black Student Leadership Network (BSLN) from 1991 to 1996. It first describes the BSLN's parent organizations, the Black Community Crusade for Children ... More


Responding to the Call(ing): The Spirituality of Mentorship and Community in Academia: An Interview with Houston A. Baker Jr.

Ayanna Jackson-Fowler

in Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469627717
eISBN:
9781469627731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627717.003.0002
Subject:
Education, History of Education

In an interview with Ayanna Jackson-Fowler, Houston Baker, Jr. reflects on the progress and challenges of diversity in and out of the academy—from his time a Yale in the 1960s to his current position ... More


Organizing for Change

Sekou M. Franklin

in After the Rebellion: Black Youth, Social Movement Activism, and the Post-Civil Rights Generation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789384
eISBN:
9780814760611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789384.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter extends the discussion of the actions of the Black Student Leadership Network (BSLN) by highlighting the group's activities from 1993 to 1996. It specifically analyzes three organizing ... More


The Collapse of the Black Student Leadership Network

Sekou M. Franklin

in After the Rebellion: Black Youth, Social Movement Activism, and the Post-Civil Rights Generation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789384
eISBN:
9780814760611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789384.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the intergroup tensions among the Children's Defense Fund (CDF), Black Community Crusade for Children (BCCC), and Black Student Leadership Network (BSLN), as well as the ... More


Epilogue

Michelle A. Purdy

in Transforming the Elite: Black Students and the Desegregation of Private Schools

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643496
eISBN:
9781469643519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643496.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

The book concludes by addressing how formal schooling for many African Americans is still an avenue for upward mobility in a U.S. society very much grappling with race and racism. The decisions ... More


The Martin Luther King Jr. Crisis

in Stanford in Turmoil: Campus Unrest, 1966–1972

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760799
eISBN:
9780804771016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760799.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1964, a group of faculty and administrators at Stanford University met to explore ways of providing equality to African Americans and other disadvantaged minority groups not only on campus but in ... More


Fall ’68: Project 500

Michael V. Metz

in Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042416
eISBN:
9780252051258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042416.003.0029
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Barely noticed that summer, the Clabaugh Act was struck down, as time had moved on. Project 500 began with a setback, as new black students meeting in the Illini Union to air grievances were rounded ... More


The First Old Union Sit-in

in Stanford in Turmoil: Campus Unrest, 1966–1972

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760799
eISBN:
9780804771016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760799.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Stanford University tried to achieve a constructive outcome to the crisis triggered by the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. One of the more important short-term consequences of this effort was ... More


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