TITLE

Chapter 5: Lowry's Choice

PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Freedom Stairs;2004, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
The article relates the discrimination faced by African American Ben Templeton, a boarder and friend of the Rankin family, at Ripley College in Ohio. Presbyterian Church leaders at Chillicothe agreed to sponsor a part of his tuition expenses on the condition that he would study for the ministry. The assault against Templeton resulted to discussion of whether minority students should be allowed at the school. The student decided to drop out from college to prevent the emergence of other problems that may arise from his stay.
ACCESSION #
19535988

 

Related Articles

  • MOST WHILE STUDENTS AT OKLAHOMA OPPOSED ADMISSION OF NEGROES.  // Ebony;Mar1951, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p18 

    The article reports on the prevailing discrimination by white students against African American students at Oklahoma State University despite the Supreme Court rule that abolished segregation.

  • Court: Foxworthy Shirt Is First Amendment-Worthy. Walsh, Mark // Education Week;10/16/2002, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p10 

    Reports that the U.S. federal appeals court has prohibited Warren Hills, New Jersey, school district use of policy against racial harassment to bar students from wearing a shirt featuring humorous remarks of comedian Jeff Foxworthy. Several racial incidents in Warren Hills Regional High School;...

  • A Critical Race Analysis of Latina/o and African American Advanced Placement Enrollment in Public High Schools. Solorzano, Daniel G.; Ornelas, Armida // High School Journal;Feb/Mar2004, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p15 

    Using critical race theory as a framework, this article examines the access and availability of Advanced Placement (AP)(n1) courses and how they impact educational outcomes for Latina/o(n2) and African American students. To begin thinking critically about enrollment patterns of AP courses we ask...

  • Next Stop: Supreme Court? Sowell, Thomas // Human Events;6/3/2002, Vol. 58 Issue 21, p9 

    Reports on the decision of the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in the U.S. on the use of racial factors in determining whom to admit in the law school of the University of Michigan. Impact of the decision on Afro-American students; Issues on racial discrimination; Racial preferences in the...

  • The Campus Gender Gap--A Women's Issue. Malveaux, Julianne // Black Issues in Higher Education;3/14/2002, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p38 

    Presents an article on gender discrimination in Afro-American universities and colleges in the U.S. Data on Afro-American enrollment rates since 1990; Discussion of the campus gender gap in educational institutions; Status of Afro-American women.

  • COLOR LINE IGNORED IN SOCIAL LIFE.  // Ebony;Jul1950, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p16 

    The article discusses the life in Yale University of African American students. It is said that these students come to Yale University because of its reputation for educational competency which can provide them with the training they need for their chosen careers. African American students...

  • Live white mail. Washington, Michelle L. // New Republic;4/15/91, Vol. 204 Issue 15, p24 

    Criticizes Jeff Rosen's article "Hate Mail," published in a previous issue of "The New Republic," about events that took place at Yale Law School during fall 1990 after a group of African American students was sent anonymous, racist hate letters. Educational alternative sought by the Committee...

  • Transformation: From Sacramento City College to Oak Park School of African Thought. Blackwell, Charles Curtis // Drumvoices Revue;Spring-Fall2004, Vol. 12 Issue 1/2, p72 

    The article presents the author's narration of transformation of a city college to a school of African thought in Los Angeles, California. According to him, he and his friends presented the college administration with ten demands in relation to black students. Attention was being drawn to the...

  • "On the Outside End": Systems of Oppression and Academic Success. LeSavoy, Barbara // Black Women, Gender & Families;Fall2010, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p85 

    Is higher-education success attainable for a black woman who lives and learns in the margins; in what way is academic success and failure measured and defined and by whom? This research examines these questions through unraveling the educational narrative of Charlene, a marginalized, urban black...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics