The Black Campus Movement: Black Students and the Racial Reconstitution of Higher Education, 1965…

Paperback | February 15, 2012

byIbram H. Rogers

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Between 1965 and 1972, African American students at upwards of a thousand historically black and white American colleges and universities organized, demanded, and protested for Black Studies, Black universities, new faces, new ideas—a relevant, diverse higher education. Black power inspired these black students, who were supported by white, Latino, Chicana, Asian American, and Native American students.The Black Campus Movement provides the first national study of this intense and challenging struggle which disrupted and refashioned institutions in almost every state. This book also illuminates the complex context for one of the most transformative educational movements in American history through a history of black higher education and black student activism before 1965.

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Between 1965 and 1972, African American students at upwards of a thousand historically black and white American colleges and universities organized, demanded, and protested for Black Studies, Black universities, new faces, new ideas—a relevant, diverse higher education. Black power inspired these black students, who were supported by w...

Ibram H. Rogers is an assistant professor of history at SUNY College at Oneonta in upstate New York. He has published essays on the Black Campus Movement, black power, and Africana Studies in several journals, including the Journal of Black Studies, Journal of Social History, Journal of African American Studies, Journal of African Ame...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.06 × 5.33 × 0.69 inPublished:February 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230117813

ISBN - 13:9780230117815

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Table of Contents

An "Island Within": Black Students and Black Higher Education Prior to the Black Campus Movement * "God Speed the Breed": New Negro in the Long Black Student Movement * "Strike while the Iron is Hot": Civil Rights in the Long Black Student Movement * "March that Won’t Turn Around": Formation and Development of the Black Campus Movement * "Shuddering in a Paroxysm of Black Power": A Narrative Overview of the Black Campus Movement * "A Fly in Buttermilk": BCM Organizations, Demands, Protests, and Support * "Black Jim Crow Studies": Opposition and Repression * "Black Students Refuse to Pass the Buck": Racial Reconstitution of Higher Education