Post-Slavery? Post-Segregation? Post-Racial? A History of the Impact of Slavery, Segregation, and Racism on the Education of African Americans

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This chapter details how slavery, segregation, and racism impacted the educational experiences of African Americans from the colonial era to the present. It offers a historical overview of the African American educational experience and uses archival data and secondary source analysis to illustrate that America has yet to be a truly post-slavery and postsegregation society, let alone a post-racial society.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)53-74
Number of pages22
JournalTeachers College Record
Volume117
Issue number14
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

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