Black Colleges: New Perspectives on Policy and Practice by Bruce A. Jones, M. Christopher Brown II, Kassie Freeman

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By Bruce A. Jones, M. Christopher Brown II, Kassie Freeman

Black schools are valuable to the supply of upper schooling. although, thereis scant therapy of those key associations within the study literature. there's a want for a entire and cogent realizing of the first features of the rules and practices endemic to black coleges. This booklet offers the scholarly foundation considered necessary to prepare, givemeaning to, and form the analyses and purposes of coverage and paractice in the black university. The accrued chapters reply to the paucity of study literature adressing those associations. In every one bankruptcy, the authors recognize the explicit features of black schools that cause them to special.

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To sacrifice this avenue in the name of integrated locomotion is to push to the wayside thousands of Blacks who could benefit from the experience. (p. 31) Likewise, Charles Willie (1981) of Harvard University writes: It would be a disaster to dismantle black colleges and universities, for whites would be destroying the best reflection available of the state of their own manners and morals and the innermost worth of higher education. In this new age of de- The Changing Role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities 17 segregation and integration, the value of an institution will be determined not by how well it treats the majority but by how merciful it is to the minority.

R. ), Black colleges in America (pp. 17–18). New York: Teachers College Press. Heintze, M. R. (1985). Private Black colleges in Texas, 1865–1954. College Station: Texas A&M University Press. Kannerstein, G. (1978). Black colleges: Self-concept. In C. V. Willie & R. R. ), Black colleges in America (pp. 29–50). New York: Teachers College Press. Knight v. Alabama, 787 F. Supp. D. Ala. 1991). Levinson, A. (2000, January 6). As different as day and night: Missouri’s historically black Lincoln University, now predominantly white, searches for a way to bring its two divergent populations together.

31). Attending an HBCU would allow whites the opportunity to engage in such an experience, but the problem is that many whites are opposed to attending black colleges and universities. Willie suggests: Many people are fearful of marginality—are reluctant to live in, between, and beyond their race—because of their fear of loss of identity. They think they are maximizing their identity by relating primarily to like-minded and look-alike people when, in essence, they are limiting the range of their identity.

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