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Higher Education for Blacks in the South: Pragmatism and Principle?

Kimberley Johnson

in Reforming Jim Crow: Southern Politics and State in the Age Before Brown

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195387421
eISBN:
9780199776771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387421.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the shaping of higher education for blacks by focusing on the role of Jim Crow reformers, foundations, individual whites, black educational leaders and administrators, and ... More


Building the Jim Crow University System

Kimberley Johnson

in Reforming Jim Crow: Southern Politics and State in the Age Before Brown

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195387421
eISBN:
9780199776771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387421.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter shows how Jim Crow reformers used southern universities to create a new southern ideology of race relations and interracialism, which preached that reform inspired by social science ... More


“We Are Here”: Pageants as Racial “Homeplaces” and Ethnic Combat Zones

Karen W. Tice

in Queens of Academe: Beauty Pageants and Campus Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199842780
eISBN:
9780199933440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842780.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Black campus queens have long invested in etiquette, middle-class proficiencies, and fashion to advance positive racial representations and identities, honor legacies, and counter white racism. ... More


Soul Style on Campus: American College Women and Black Power Fashion

Tanisha C. Ford

in Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625157
eISBN:
9781469625171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625157.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter traces how soul style developed in historically black and mainstream institutions in the late 1960s and early 1970s as the student movement takes a radical turn. The chapter demonstrates ... More


“The Challenge of Blackness”: The IBW and the Black Studies Movement

Derrick E. White

in The Challenge of Blackness: The Institute of the Black World and Political Activism in the 1970s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037356
eISBN:
9780813041605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037356.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes demands for Black Studies programs, especially at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and the founding of the Institute of the Black World. Vincent Harding, ... More


“The Crown of Culture”: Educational Attainment, 1865–1910

Stephanie Y. Evans

in Black Women in the Ivory Tower, 1850–1954: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032689
eISBN:
9780813039299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032689.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

The end of the Civil War and the beginning of World War I saw a blossoming of black women in the fertile ground of academics. Not only were three colleges developed for black women, but this era also ... More


Blood, Sweat, and Tears: Jake Gaither, Florida A&M, and the History of Black College Football

Derrick E. White

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652443
eISBN:
9781469652467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652443.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Black college football began during the nadir of African American life after the Civil War. The first game occurred in 1892, a little less than four years before the Supreme Court ruled segregation ... More


Postscript

Renée Levine Packer

in This Life of Sounds: Evenings for New Music in Buffalo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199730773
eISBN:
9780199863532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730773.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter discusses the University's role in the arts in general, providing a brief overview of the emergence of arts support within American universities, beginning with Columbia University in ... More


Before March Madness: The Wars for the Soul of College Basketball

Kurt Edward Kemper

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043260
eISBN:
9780252052149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043260.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Before March Madness examines the power dynamics of mid-century college sports when their meaning in higher education was still uncertain, when their future in American culture was still ... More


Black Athena before Black Athena: The Teaching of Greek and Latin at Black Colleges and Universities during the Nineteenth Century

Kenneth W. Goings and Eugene O'Connor

in African Athena: New Agendas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199595006
eISBN:
9780191731464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595006.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the teaching of the classics at Black colleges and universities (BCUs) from their founding immediately after the US Civil War to the early twentieth century. It looks at this ... More


“I Make Myself Heard”: Comparative Collegiate Experiences

Stephanie Y. Evans

in Black Women in the Ivory Tower, 1850–1954: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032689
eISBN:
9780813039299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032689.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter relates the six collegiate experiences discussed in the previous chapter to an institutional context of black women's collegiate experiences. Attention is focused on the existing ... More


A Community Far Afield: Black Mountain College and the Southern Estrangement of the Avant-Garde

Jon Horne Carter

in Bohemian South: Creating Countercultures, from Poe to Punk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631677
eISBN:
9781469631691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631677.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines Black Mountain College, an experimental college of exiles—cultural, political, and social, who created a utopian Appalachian avant-garde art community that emerged in Asheville, ... More


Introduction: Enroll for Freedom: The Long History of Black College Student Activism

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/9781469648330.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The introduction familiarizes the reader with the concept of the second curriculum – a pedagogy of idealism, race consciousness, and cultural nationalism that flowed through all black colleges and ... More


New Negro Messengers in Dixie: James Ivy, Thomas Dabney, and Black Cultural Criticism in the Postwar Us South, 1919–1930

Claudrena N. Harold

in The Black Intellectual Tradition: African American Thought in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043857
eISBN:
9780252052750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043857.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This essay examines the central roles of Black faculty at historical Black colleges and universities and their radical pedagogical work as major incubators of Black progressive thought in the early ... More


Minority-Serving Colleges in the United States

in Uncommon Schools: The Global Rise of Postsecondary Institutions for Indigenous Peoples

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772105
eISBN:
9780804779074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772105.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter considers the social, political, and legal circumstances giving rise to colleges and universities that serve American Indians and African Americans. It analyzes the effect of ... More


Zen Veterans and the Vernacular: The Black Mountain Pottery Seminar

Jenni Sorkin

in Live Form: Women, Ceramics, and Community

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226303116
eISBN:
9780226303253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226303253.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

Black Mountain College’s 1952 Pottery Seminar has been an overlooked moment in the college’s history. But the Seminar stands as a pioneering moment, when the therapeutic properties of ceramics were ... More


M. C. Richards’s Vanishing Point

Jenni Sorkin

in Live Form: Women, Ceramics, and Community

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226303116
eISBN:
9780226303253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226303253.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

The potter and poet M.C. (Mary Caroline) Richards (1916-1999) was a crucial interlocutor between disparate artistic media and its networks of artists and thinkers in 1950s American art. Working ... More


Introduction

Kurt Edward Kemper

in Before March Madness: The Wars for the Soul of College Basketball

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043260
eISBN:
9780252052149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043260.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The introduction begins with a thumbnail sketch of some of the schools that played in the 1958 NCAA College Division Basketball Championship and the varying identities with the NCAA that each ... More


“The Burden of his Ambition is to Achieve a Distinguished Career”: African American Higher Education in the Mid-Atlantic

Charles Dorn

in For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801452345
eISBN:
9781501712616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452345.003.0009
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter focuses on African American higher education. In 1930, the Howard University Board of Trustees bestowed an honorary degree on acclaimed African American scholar W.E.B. DuBois. In ... More


Ethnocentric Curricula and the Politics of Difference

in Uncommon Schools: The Global Rise of Postsecondary Institutions for Indigenous Peoples

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772105
eISBN:
9780804779074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772105.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Ethnocentrism is a curricular orientation in which the experiences and perspectives, the culture, and the identity of a particular group are centered as the point of reference and development. This ... More


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