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

Black schools are relevant to the supply of upper schooling. although, thereis scant remedy of those key associations within the examine literature. there's a want for a entire and cogent knowing of the first features of the rules and practices endemic to black coleges. This ebook presents the scholarly foundation needful to arrange, givemeaning to, and form the analyses and functions of coverage and paractice in the black university. The gathered chapters reply to the paucity of study literature adressing those associations. In each one bankruptcy, the authors recognize the explicit features of black faculties that cause them to specific.

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When they attend black schools, black students are better socially adjusted, have greater social support networks, show greater social involvement, and engage in more organizational activities (Allen, 1985; Cheatham, Slaney, & Coleman, 1990; D’Augelli & Herschberger, 1993; Jay & D’Augelli, 1991; Nottingham, Rosen, & Parks, 1992; Schwitzer, Griffin, Ancis, & Thomas, 1999). The previous research speaks to the effects of black colleges on students in general but does not attempt to determine the nature of the college experience for high achievers.

1981). The impact of desegregation on higher education. Raleigh: North Carolina Central University Press. Spivey, D. (1978). Schooling for the new slavery: Black industrial education, 1868–1915. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. Sudarkasa, N. (1992). Black colleges: Over a century old and still strong. The Philadelphia Tribune Magazine, pp. 12–18. Thomas, G. E. ). (1981). Black students in higher education: Conditions and Experiences in the 1970s. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. Thompson, D. C.

RETH IN K I N G S T U D E N T DI V E RS I T Y The success of black colleges is often credited to the distinct campus culture that molds the academic environment. Since their inception, HBCUs have been committed to the preservation of black history, racial pride, ethnic traditions, and black consciousness (Roebuck & Murty, 1993). Naturally many African American students are drawn to these institutions because they desire a learning environment in which their identity is both appreciated and celebrated.

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