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black studies:

see ethnic studiesethnic studies,
in American education, programs offering courses in the history and culture of minority groups. Ethnic studies arose as a result of the black protest movement of the 1960s, which, among other things, deplored the lack of cultural relevance for African Americans
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Enhanced with the inclusion of a two page list of 'Works by Malcolm X', an eight page list of Contributors, and a useful three page Index, "Malcolm X's Michigan Worldview: An Exemplar for Contemporary Black Studies" is an extraordinary and seminal work of outstanding scholarship and a critically important addition to community and academic library Black Studies reference collections in general, and Malcolm X supplemental studies reading lists in particular.
In order to understand fully the nature of the debate that ensued over the "Naomi Schaffer Affair" in the Chronicle of Higher Education it is necessary to offer insights into how this type of rebuke became a common position concerning Black Studies.
Considering that TBS was at the beginning of the black studies revolution and has maintained its presence and influence through multiple waves of its evolution, from street protest to institutional accreditation, we think it is time that we all strengthen our ideological commitments by reengaging with black studies in this context of radical metastasis (which, of course, includes and implies a metastasis of types of radicalism).
Author Regina Bernard-Carreno examines the state of black studies programs in the United States and ways in which they have devolved from their once revolutionary, student-based beginnings.
Considering this gap between black academia and black political power, what role does (or should) Black Studies (8) play in addressing the gap of understanding between ordinary Americans of different racial and ethnic backgrounds regarding the workings of American government?
As a field formation, black studies has been persistently interested in the way aesthetic movements enable and imagine political movements.
She concluded that universities have profited from sham disciplines, including black studies that offer an "Africa-centered" perspective that holds that American blacks today are "still deeply hobbled by the legacy of slavery.
March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- To address the impact of the economic crisis on American Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), ProQuest is offering full-year subscriptions to its acclaimed Black Studies Center(TM) free of charge or at reduced rates to all HBCU libraries.
Hoist attended SUNY New Paltz from 1968 to 1972, where she enrolled in the first black studies courses offered at the school and worked with an early incarnation of the Educational Opportunity Program.
A fresh perspective on the period, "Sing for Freedom" is highly recommended for community library black studies and music collections.
Out of that protest, the CSUN black studies department -- now called the Pan African Studies department -- was born.
Thompson (McFarland, March 2007), director of the Black Studies Programs at the University of Missouri, Columbia, looks at the gruesomeness of lynching in Mississippi from the Civil War through the Civil Rights Movement.