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Author Ginwright, Shawn A.

Title Black in school : Afrocentric reform, urban youth & the promise of hip-hop culture / Shawn A. Ginwright.

Publication Info. New York : Teachers College Press, [2004]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  373.1829 G493B    Check Shelf
Description viii, 157 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-146) and index.
Contents Say it loud, I'm Black and I'm proud! Afrocentric movement, past, present, and future -- Hip-hop generation vs. Civil rights generation: the challenge of afrocentric reform -- Black life and the history of Oakland -- Oakland schools in crisis -- Plans to transform McClymonds High School -- Implementing the afrocentric program -- The failure of afrocentric reform at McClymonds High School -- Lessons learned: a vision of afrocentric reform for the hip-hop generation.
Subject African Americans -- Education.
Afrocentrism -- United States.
African Americans -- Race identity.
ISBN 0807744328 cloth alkaline paper
080774431X paperback alkaline paper
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