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Author Stewart, Dafina-Lazarus, author
Title Black collegians' experiences in U.S. northern private colleges : a narrative history, 1945-1965 / by Dafina-Lazarus Stewart
Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan US : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017
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Descript 1 online resource (xxix, 277 pages) : illustrations, digital ; 24 cm
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Note 1. Introduction -- 2. Origins -- 3. Black Disciples and White Missionaries -- 4. College Choices -- 5. Arriving on Campus -- 6. College Life -- 7. Roadblocks and Detours -- 8. Integration and The Movement -- 9. The Impact of College -- 10. Remembering Alma Mater -- 11. Conclusion
This book is a narrative study of the lives and experiences of sixty-eight Black collegians in a set of northern private colleges in the Midwest between 1945 and 1965. Through oral histories and archival material, this text documents and reflects on their experiences in the racially isolated, northern, rural towns in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, and Western Pennsylvania. This history illuminates both the empowerment of these collegians and the persistent challenges of enacting institutional values in the face of resistance from both outside and within. Stewart seeks to understand the nature of progress toward pluralistic diversity in college environments characterized by the paradox of racial homogeneity and interracial engagement. In this way, the complex interplay of social movements, institutional context, individual identities, and the experiences of marginalized students in postsecondary education are more effectively demonstrated
Host Item Springer eBooks
Subject African American college students -- Middle West -- Anecdotes
African Americans -- Education (Higher) -- Middle West
Multicultural education -- Middle West
College environment -- Middle West
Higher Education
History of Education
Alt Author SpringerLink (Online service)
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