Fostering Collaborations Between African American Communities and Educational Institutions, 1st Edition

  • Patrice Wynette Jones
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  • ISBN-10: 1799811832
  • ISBN-13: 9781799811831
  • DDC: 371.829
  • 260 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released March 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Historically, African American communities had a strong sense of community, promoted by limited resources and racial segregation. However, with integration, African American populations became less concentrated, and they began to rely less on each other. In an effort to attain equality, the sense of community and impact of education once prevalent among African Americans has suffered. This title explores pre-segregation experiences of community and education, as well as changes among HBCUs and public education in predominately African American and poor areas. It shows the relationship between racial and educational disparities and reveals the impact of community and cultural co-dependence in moving African Americans toward socially equity. Covers topics such as the achievement gap, community relationships, and teacher education. For educators, higher education faculty, HBCUs, researchers, policymakers, non-profit organizers, historians, sociologists, academicians, and students.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Religious and Cultural Studies (ARCS) Book Series.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: We All Must Contribute to a More Comprehensive “Communiversity”.
2: Religious Capital of the Oppressed: The Black Church and Black Schooling in Antebellum Philadelphia 1783-1861.
3: Get Out: Beyond the Notion of “Acting White” - Schooling as Spirit Possession: Dismantling Interpretations of African American Student Success.
4: Education’s “Talented Tenth”: An Asset-Based Reflection of Segregated Schooling.
5: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry: Utilizing Positive Perspectives From African American Families for Culturally Responsive Practices.
6: Anchoring Our Communities Through Service: The HBCU Role in Strengthening Black Communities.
7: Teacher Education Preparation at Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Community-Based Examination.
8: A Multilayered Approach for Addressing Poverty and Education in African American Communities: A Call for Action.
9: Fostering Culturally Inclusive Family and School Collaboration Within the African American “Community”.
10: Education’s “Talented Tenth”: Engaging Retired Educators in the Dialogue on Black Student Achievement.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.