TITLE

Fighting a racist legacy

AUTHOR(S)
Toch, T.; Wagner, B.
PUB. DATE
December 1991
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;12/9/91, Vol. 111 Issue 24, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the increasing number of private institutions that are attempting to strengthen the education of black students by emphasizing African and African-American culture. There are about 350 `Afrocentric' academies nationwide, educating some 50,000 students. Critics attack the idea of schooling blacks separately; The aim is greater self-esteem and higher test scores, not racial separatism; Ivy Leaf Middle School in Philadelphia; Paying off academically; Details.
ACCESSION #
9112092198

 

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