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Saved by the Bell: Derrick Bell's Racial Realism as Pedagogy.

@article{Curry2008SavedBT,
  title={Saved by the Bell: Derrick Bell's Racial Realism as Pedagogy.},
  author={Tommy J. Curry},
  journal={Philosophical Studies in Education},
  year={2008},
  volume={39},
  pages={35-46}
}
  • Tommy J. Curry
  • Published 2008
  • Sociology
  • Philosophical Studies in Education
One of the most formidable of the paradoxes encountered in the education of the Negro minority in America is that their unique minority status itself has engendered philosophies which, in substance, blandly deny the fact of this status. It is true that the patterns of Negro life in America vary widely, from an almost caste-like situation and isolation from the dominant currents of American life to a situation in which there is considerable sharing of the American culture. Nowhere, however, is… Expand
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