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Pride and Pulchritude: Campus Pageant Politics, 1920–1980

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/9780199842780.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter begins with two in-depth case studies of a historically black university and a predominantly white university in the South from the 1920s through the 1980s, to examine generational and ... 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


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


. Black Greek-Letter Organizations at Predominantly White Institutions and Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Terrell L. Strayhorn and Fred C. Mccall

in Black Greek-Letter Organizations 2.0: New Directions in the Study of African American Fraternities and Sororities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739213
eISBN:
9781604739220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739213.003.0014
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the everyday life of black Greek-letter organizations (BGLOs) on predominantly white institutions (PWIs) and historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Drawing on ... 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


Climbing the Hilltop: New Negro Womanhood at Howard University

Treva B. Lindsey

in Colored No More: Reinventing Black Womanhood in Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252041020
eISBN:
9780252099571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041020.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

By the first decade of the twentieth century, Howard University emerged as the premier institution for higher learning for African Americans. Using the life of Lucy Diggs Slowe, a Howard alumnus and ... More


Southern (Dis)Comfort: Creating and Consuming Homosex in the Black South

E. Patrick Johnson

in Creating and Consuming the American South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060699
eISBN:
9780813050928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060699.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In this essay, Johnson, author of Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men in the South—An Oral History (2008), returns to that book’s source material to consider how his interviewees re-created a variety of ... More


The Other Side of the “Free” way: Planning for “Separate But Equal” in the Wake of Massive Resistance

K. Ian Grandison

in Race and Real Estate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199977260
eISBN:
9780190255251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977260.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter conveys the continuing intertwining of racial hierarchy and real estate in America. Focusing on the case of one historically black college/university (HBCU), Virginia Union University, ... More


A Higher Mission: The Careers of Alonzo and Althea Brown Edmiston in Central Africa

Kimberly D. Hill

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179810
eISBN:
9780813179827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179810.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Throughout the first three decades of the twentieth century, alumni and students from historically black colleges and universities contributed to the American Protestant mission movement in West ... 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


Booker T. Washington’s African at Home

Ira Dworkin

in Congo Love Song: African American Culture and the Crisis of the Colonial State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632711
eISBN:
9781469632735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632711.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Washington’s service as Vice President of the Congo Reform Association (CRA) as a means of considering more broadly the relationship of HBCUs to Africa. Although Washington ... More


Focus on Yerby: Transforming Teaching and Research at Paine College

Catherine L. Adams

in Rediscovering Frank Yerby: Critical Essays

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827821
eISBN:
9781496827876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827821.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter explores teaching Yerby at his alma mater, a project rooted in a necessity to positively impact and inspire a new generation of students to read, write, and research the school’s most ... More


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