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Integration Interrupted: Tracking, Black Students, and Acting White after Brown

Karolyn Tyson (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199736447
eISBN:
9780199943951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736447.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

An all-too-popular explanation for why black students aren't doing better in school is their own use of the “acting white” slur to ridicule fellow blacks for taking advanced classes, doing ... More


Entrance into Prestigious Universities and the Performance of Groups That Have Been Discriminated Against on the Vestibular: Black Students in the University of São Paulo, 2001–2007

Antonio S. A. Guimarães

in Growing Gaps: Educational Inequality around the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732180
eISBN:
9780199866182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732180.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides a case study of educational fairness or equity in Brazil, focusing on the intake of black and public school students by the elite University of São Paolo (USP). Brazil has long ... More


Everyday Experience, Culture, and Acting White

Karolyn Tyson

in Integration Interrupted: Tracking, Black Students, and Acting White after Brown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199736447
eISBN:
9780199943951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736447.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The topic of acting white has received a great deal of scholarly attention, but the process by which the link between race and academic achievement has developed among contemporary black youth ... 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


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


“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


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


“Brooklyn College Belongs to Us”: Black Students and the Transformation of Public Higher Education in New York City

Clarence Taylor

in Civil Rights in New York City: From World War II to the Giuliani Era

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823232895
eISBN:
9780823240876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823232895.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

Black student activism exploded in the spring of 1969. These students followed in the footsteps of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and were deeply influenced by its radical and Black ... More


Rise of the Black Campus Movement

Matthew Johnson

in Undermining Racial Justice: How One University Embraced Inclusion and Inequality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748585
eISBN:
9781501748592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748585.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at the rise of the black campus movement. University of Michigan (UM) leaders were not ready for black campus activism; they took comfort in the fact that black activism was still ... 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


“Hell No, We Won’t Go”: Protest and Resistance to School 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/9781496819536.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at more conventional forms of resistance, such as protests, demonstrations, marches, boycotts, and violence. It links the resistance efforts of students and parents during school ... 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


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


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 and Further 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


Organizing the Oppressed Teacher: Teachers' Rights in the Cold War

in Uncivil Rights: Teachers, Unions, and Race in the Battle for School Equity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226660714
eISBN:
9780226660738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226660738.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter focuses on the transformation of the teacher unions between 1950 and 1960 that came about due to teacher assignment campaigns. Organizations such as the Urban League and various parent ... 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


(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 and Further 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 and Further 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


We Were Making History: Students, Sharecroppers, and Sanitation Workers in the Memphis Freedom Movement

Laurie B. Green

in Battling the Plantation Mentality: Memphis and the Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831069
eISBN:
9781469604534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888872_green.10
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the rise of the freedom movement in Memphis involving black students, sharecroppers, and sanitation workers. It begins with an overview of politics in Memphis following the ... More


Bones and Sinews

Matthew Johnson

in Undermining Racial Justice: How One University Embraced Inclusion and Inequality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748585
eISBN:
9781501748592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748585.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses how black student activists led a campus strike at the University of Michigan (UM) in 1970, challenging entrenched ideas and practices that seemed so natural and embedded in ... More


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