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Cultural Capital and Black Education : African American Communities and the Funding of Black Schooling, 1860 to the Present - V.P. Franklin (Teachers College, Columbia University, USA)

Cultural Capital and Black Education

African American Communities and the Funding of Black Schooling, 1860 to the Present

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A discussion of the contributions made by African Americans to public and private black schools in the USA in the 19th and 20th centuries. It suggests that cultural capital from African American communities may be important for closing the gap in the funding of black schools in the 21st century.

Introduction
"I must learn now or not at all" : social and cultural capital in the educational initiatives of formerly enslaved African Americans in Mississippi, 1862-1869p. 1
Owning, controlling, and building upon cultural capital : the Albany Enterprise Academy and black education in southeast Ohio, 1863-1886p. 15
Cultural capital and black higher education : the AME colleges and universities as collective economic enterprises, 1865-1910p. 35
Our school in our community : the collective economic struggle for African American education in Franklin, Tennessee, 1890-1967p. 49
Community, commitment, and African American education : the Jackson School of Smith County, Texas, 1925-1954p. 81
"Sister laborers" : African American women, cultural capital, and educational philanthropy, 1865-1970p. 97
"Maintaining a home for girls" : the Iowa Federation of Colored Women's Clubs at the University of Iowa, 1919-1950p. 117
Paradise lost? : teachers' perspectives on the use of cultural capital in the segregated schools of New Orleans, Louisianap. 143
Social capital, cultural capital, and the challenge of African American education in the 21st centuryp. 159
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ISBN: 9781593110413
ISBN-10: 1593110413
Series: Research on African American Education
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 5th September 2000
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.47