The Mis-Education of the Negro

@inproceedings{Woodson1933TheMO,
  title={The Mis-Education of the Negro},
  author={Carter Godwin Woodson},
  year={1933}
}
Originally released in 1933, The Mis-Education of the Negro continues to resonate today, raising questions that readers are still trying to answer. The impact of slavery on the Black psyche is explored and questions are raised about our education system, such as what and who African Americans are educated for, the difference between education and training, and which of these African Americans are receiving. Woodson provides solutions to these challenges, but these require more study, discipline… 
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