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The Inheritances of a New Elite Private School

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/9781469643496.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter chronicles how early decisions by Dr. William Pressly, founding president of Westminster, and other private school leaders began to blur the boundaries between public and private. ... More


Introduction

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/9781469643496.003.0100
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the book’s central arguments. This book contends that the lines between public and private blurred as private schools became focal points of policy and spaces to avoid public ... More


Racial Segregation and Inequality

Kathryn M. Neckerman

in Schools Betrayed: Roots of Failure in Inner-City Education

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226569604
eISBN:
9780226569628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226569628.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter considers a set of decisions that explicitly concerns race. They include districting and resource allocation for black and white students, as well as the policies and practices shaping ... More


In Spite of This Old Devil Segregation

Vanessa Siddle Walker and Ulysses Byas

in Hello Professor: A Black Principal and Professional Leadership in the Segregated South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832899
eISBN:
9781469605562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888759_walker.7
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter utilizes the terminology of Horace Mann Bond to demonstrate the resilience of the black professional community that worked across states to upgrade the quality of black schools. It ... More


Love, Hope, and Fear: Teachers Guiding Desegregation

Natalie G. Adams and James H. Adams

in Just Trying to Have School: The Struggle for Desegregation in Mississippi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819536
eISBN:
9781496819581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819536.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter addresses the role of teachers in school desegregation. Faculty integration was often the first step a school district took in trying to meet school desegregation orders. A young, ... More


Introduction Once upon a Time in a Forgotten World

Vanessa Siddle Walker and Ulysses Byas

in Hello Professor: A Black Principal and Professional Leadership in the Segregated South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832899
eISBN:
9781469605562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888759_walker.4
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the main themes covered in this book. The book presents the account of Ulysses Byas's professional development and the transfer of that development ... More


The (micro)politics of racial neoliberalism

Viviana Pitton

in Education Policy and Racial Biopolitics in Multicultural Cities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447320074
eISBN:
9781447320098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320074.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter maps the event of the alternative school policy of the Toronto School Board District understood as neoliberalism, and specifically racial neoliberalism. This analysis asserts how power ... More


Changing Views of Post–Civil War Black Education in the Fiction of Lydia Maria Child, Ellwood Griest, and Constance Fenimore Woolson (1867–1878)

Peter Schmidt

in Sitting in Darkness: New South Fiction, Education, and the Rise of Jim Crow Colonialism, 1865-1920

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110393
eISBN:
9781604733112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110393.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter surveys debates involving black education during the Reconstruction period and after, and analyzes fictional texts published in the late 1860s and the 1870s that capture both the hopes ... More


In a Classroom of Their Own: The Intersection of Race and Feminist Politics in All-Black Male Schools

Keisha Lindsay

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041730
eISBN:
9780252050404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041730.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Many supporters of all-black male schools (ABMS) argue that they reduce black boys’ exposure to racist, “overly” feminized teachers. In casting black boys as victims of intersecting racial and ... More


Conclusion

Kathryn M. Neckerman

in Schools Betrayed: Roots of Failure in Inner-City Education

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226569604
eISBN:
9780226569628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226569628.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book has sought to explain the origins of the troubles of inner-city schooling that emerged in the 1940s and 1950s, coinciding with the changing urban conditions of the post-World War II era. ... More


The Emergence of White Opposition to African American Education

in Schooling Citizens: The Struggle for African American Education in Antebellum America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226542492
eISBN:
9780226542515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226542515.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

On April 13, 1827, the African Improvement Society (AIS), a new association dedicated to elevating black people's “moral, intellectual, and religious condition,” was inaugurated in New Haven's North ... More


Epilogue: Afrocentrism and the Neoliberal Ethos

Russell Rickford

in We Are an African People: Independent Education, Black Power, and the Radical Imagination

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199861477
eISBN:
9780190455637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861477.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the ideological transformation of Pan African nationalism from the late 1970s through the early twenty-first century. The proliferation of black nationalist schools in the last ... More


Policy and biopolitics: the event of race-based statistics in Toronto

Kalervo N. Gulson and P. Taylor Webb

in Education Policy and Racial Biopolitics in Multicultural Cities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447320074
eISBN:
9781447320098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320074.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter connects race-based violence, ideas of counting and race-based statistics, with ideas about racial biopolitics. The focus is on two events. The first is a 2008 a report into school ... More


Conclusion: The Price for Running Twice as Fast

Vanessa Siddle Walker and Ulysses Byas

in Hello Professor: A Black Principal and Professional Leadership in the Segregated South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832899
eISBN:
9781469605562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888759_walker.12
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter recounts the story of Byas's abrupt departure from the world of the professor and synthesizes the meaning of his loss in the context of black schooling. Indeed, Byas's departure provides ... More


Common Schools and Black Schools

Andrew Valls

in Rethinking Racial Justice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190860554
eISBN:
9780190860592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190860554.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

Integration of public schools has been thought of as a primary means to achieve racial equality, yet the Supreme Court has made it more difficult to use race to achieve integration. The Court is ... More


Overcoming Challenges

Jenny M. Luke

in Delivered by Midwives: African American Midwifery in the Twentieth-Century South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818911
eISBN:
9781496818959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818911.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

As one explanation for the longevity and centrality of lay midwifery in southern childbirth culture, chapter 11 focuses on the lack of medical support and hospital facilities available to African ... More


There's a New Day Conning

Tom Eamon

in The Making of a Southern Democracy: North Carolina Politics from Kerr Scott to Pat McCrory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469606972
eISBN:
9781469612478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469606989_eamon.8
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses four young men from North Carolina A&T State College, an all-black public school, who quietly seated themselves on lunch counter stools in Woolworth's five-and-dime. The ... More


I Never Jim Crowed Myself: Navigating the Boundaries of Race in the River City

Luther Adams

in Way Up North in Louisville: African American Migration in the Urban South, 1930-1970

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834220
eISBN:
9781469603865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899434_adams.7
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter tells the story of Miss Minnie Mae Jones, later Mae Street Kidd, as she stood and waited on the platform of the Louisville and Nashville (L & N) train station in Millersburg, Kentucky. ... More


A Fool’s Education: Albion TourgÉe’s A Fool’s Errand, The Invisible Empire, and Bricks Without Straw (1879–1880)

Peter Schmidt

in Sitting in Darkness: New South Fiction, Education, and the Rise of Jim Crow Colonialism, 1865-1920

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110393
eISBN:
9781604733112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110393.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter analyzes the works of pro-Reconstruction novelist Albion Tourgée: A Fool’s Errand, The Invisible Empire, and Bricks without Straw (1879–1880). Tourgée had a significant impact on the ... More


The Democratic Path

Robert A. Burt

Frank Iacobucci (ed.)

in Justice and Empathy: Toward a Constitutional Ideal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300224269
eISBN:
9780300231854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300224269.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter illustrates the Supreme Court's approach to school desegregation. It argues that the Court changed from a hierarchical institution to a more egalitarian or conversational democratic ... More


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