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The ghetto sophisticates: Performing black masculinity, saving lost souls and serving as leaders of the new school.

  title={The ghetto sophisticates: Performing black masculinity, saving lost souls and serving as leaders of the new school.},
  author={Charles P. Gause},
The educational discourse chronicling the experiences of African American educators continues to be limited while the anthropological and sociological literature appears to be more inclusive. In reviewing the literature I have found the typical representation of African American educators to be negative. Educational literature in regards to African American educators since my birth year 1966 continues to focus on how African American educators maintain the status quo and how the dominant middle… 

No One Told Us: Recruiting and Retaining African American Males in the College of Education Program from the Urban and Rural Areas

African American male teachers are increasingly becoming an endangered species among the profession of education in the public, private, and higher sectors. Working with African American males at a

Looking at the Man in the Principal’s Office

While the feminization of teaching has been a topic of interest to educational historians for some time, the parallel historical process by which school administration became “masculinized” has been

African-american manhood: obstacles, reactions and reconciliation in A raisin in the sun, Dutchman and Blues for Mister Charlie

Este trabalho pretende analisar as pecas A Raisin in the Sun, de Lorraine Hansberry, Dutchman, de Amiri Baraka, e Blues for Mister Charlie, de James Baldwin, concernente a performance da

Leading by Example: Creating Motivation That Fosters Positive Change in Young People.

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Educating Black Males: Critical Lessons in Schooling, Community, and Power

Educating Black Males: Critical Lessons in Schooling, Community, and Power, by Ronnie Hopkins. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1997. 145 pp. $16.50, cloth. Reviewed by Maxwell C. Manning,

Black Children: Their Roots, Culture, and Learning Styles. Revised Edition.

American educators have largely failed to recognize the crucial significance of culture in the education of African-American children, contends Janic E. Hale in the revised edition of her

Black Curriculum Orientations: A Preliminary Inquiry

In this article, William Watkins presents a historical discussion that traces the development of six different curriculum orientations in the educational experience of African Americans. He begins by

Race, identity, and representation in education

Three separate themes form the basis of this collection: the conceptualization of race as a category within the literature; the presentation of multidisciplinary theoretical and empirical work that

The assassination of the Black male image

In "The Assassination of the Black Male Image," noted political analyst and media critic Dr. Earl Ofari Hutchinson offers a searing, controversial indictment of our society s attitudes toward black

Easing the Violence: Transgressing Heteronormativity in Educational Administration

The overwhelming heteronormativity presumed in the field of educational administration poses challenges for both scholars and practitioners who strive to transgress the societal expectations that

Are We Not Men?: Masculine Anxiety and the Problem of African-American Identity

Harper's new book explores how various kinds of social difference are negotiated in a number of African-American cultural contexts. Some of his examples originate within the African-American

Black men on race, gender, and sexuality : a critical reader

In late 1995, the Million Man March drew hundreds of thousands of black men to Washington, DC, and seemed even to skeptics a powerful sign not only of black male solidarity, but also of black racial

Heartful Autoethnography

The author seeks to develop an ethnography that includes researchers’ vulnerable selves, emotions, bodies, and spirits; produces evocative stories that create the effect of reality; celebrates

The Resistance of American Indian Autobiographies to Ethnographic Colonization

There may be no other genre of Native American literature that is more problematic than that which has been labeled "autobiography." The fact that these artificially reconstructed textual narratives