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Prophetic Insight : The Higher Education of African Americans - Earnest N. Bracey

Prophetic Insight

The Higher Education of African Americans

Paperback Published: 29th April 1999
ISBN: 9780761813842
Number Of Pages: 154

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Prophetic Insight explores contentious issues in higher education concerning black students relative to larger society, while providing the competing perspectives needed to understand and evaluate multiculturalism and the diverging exigencies facing the higher education system in America. Ernest N. Bracey invites conversation about the pedagogy of blacks, discusses the current state of Black Studies, the W.E.B. DuBois and Booker T. Washington debate, and Afrocentricity. He invites an appreciation of the beginnings and roots of black education in America, recognizing the debate over affirmative action, and explores the uniqueness of historically black colleges and universities. Most importantly, Bracey provides constructive and analytical information on the necessary methods of examining African American politics and higher education within the context of historical and contemporary issues.

...a moving and powerful tome.--Maceo C. Daily, Jr., University of Texas, El Paso.

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. 1
Clash of the Black Titans: W. E. B. DuBois and Booker T. Washingtonp. 9
Crisis of the African American Student and the Development of Historically Black Colleges and Universitiesp. 29
Black Studies, and Black Feminism at Colleges and Universities: The Curriculum Debatep. 47
Molefi Kete Asante and the Legitimacy of Afrocentricityp. 63
The Politics of Race in Higher Education for African Americansp. 91
The Future of Black Colleges and Universities in the United Statesp. 109
Bibliographyp. 127
Indexp. 135
About the Authorp. 145
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ISBN: 9780761813842
ISBN-10: 0761813845
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 154
Published: 29th April 1999
Publisher: UNIV PR OF AMER
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 14.86  x 0.91
Weight (kg): 0.18