African American Students' Perceptions of the Values of Basic Physical Education Activity Programs at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
- LOW SPORTS FUNDAMENTAL DEVELOPMENT AMONG URBAN YOUTH: BELIEFS AND SOCIAL NORMS CONCERNING THE CULTURE OF "PLAYING WITH SWAGGER". Peters, Jr, Ronald J.; Miller, Jr, John W.; Meshack, Angela; Ford, Kentya; Longoria, Pete; Mandy Jeanine Hill; Tarsha Cavanaugh // Race, Gender & Class;2012, Vol. 19 Issue 3/4, p130
Several studies have found that social status is an important variable in youth having access to resources that allow them to learn proper sports fundamentals. To shed light on this, a qualitative approach was used to investigate the relevant cultural norms and beliefs of sports involvement...
- Running the race when race is a factor. McMickens, Tryan L. // Phi Delta Kappan;May2012, Vol. 93 Issue 8, p39
The article discusses the opportunities provided to African American students by historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Statistics regarding enrollment, teaching techniques, and anti-racism preparation at HCBUs are discussed. Important features of HBCUs, including empowerment of...
- An option to overpaying for college misery. Sparrow, William H. // Charlotte Post;11/21/2013, Vol. 39 Issue 11, p5A
The author discusses the low percentage of African American male students studying at historically black colleges and universities and suggests that their lower tuition rates and history make them an attractive option for such students.
- State of the HBCUs. LeBlanc, Catherine W. // New Crisis (15591603);Sep/Oct2001, Vol. 108 Issue 5, p46
Looks at the status of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the U.S. as of October 2001. Reasons Afro-American students choose to enroll at HBCUs; Percentage of HBCUs graduates; Number of HBCUs in the country.
- Attracting black athletes. // NEA Today;Sep93, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p17
Reports on the increased enrollment of Black student athletes at historically Black colleges. Regaining of reputation as top schools for sports.
- At the Crossroads of History: America's Best Black Colleges. Cole, Diane // U.S. News & World Report;10/8/2007, Vol. 143 Issue 12, p60
In this article the author examines American institutions of higher education that have traditionally catered to African American students. The difficulties faced by these institutions in attracting high caliber students are described. Other problems facing historically black colleges, such as...
- FAMOUS GRADUATES: Making A National And International Impact. // Ebony;Sep2001, Vol. 56 Issue 11, p164
Presents college photographs of Afro-American celebrities who have graduated from historically Black universities and colleges in the United States.
- NOTEWORTHY... // USA Today Magazine;Apr91, Vol. 119 Issue 2551, p2
Discusses psychologist Jacqueline Fleming's claim that black colleges provide an atmosphere that encourages black students' fullest intellectual and personal growth. Existence of greater opportunities for friendship, personal relationships with teachers, and fulfillment of student activities.
- A STYLISTIC CONTENT ANALYSIS OF SPEECHES OF BLACK COLLEGE STUDENTS. EVANS, ADELINE L.; KING, THOMAS R. // Florida Communication Journal;1983, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p14
The article presents an analysis of the speeches of African American college students from a predominantly black university and from a predominantly white university in the U.S. The selected linguistic stylistic features used in the analysis, include word length, sentence length, segmental...