By Dafina-Lazarus Stewart
This e-book is a story examine of the lives and studies of sixty-eight Black collegians in a collection of northern deepest faculties within the Midwest among 1945 and 1965. via oral histories and archival fabric, this article files and displays on their reviews within the racially remoted, northern, rural cities in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, and Western Pennsylvania. This historical past illuminates either the empowerment of those collegians and the chronic demanding situations of enacting institutional values within the face of resistance from either open air and inside. Stewart seeks to appreciate the character of growth towards pluralistic range in university environments characterised by means of the paradox of racial homogeneity and interracial engagement. during this manner, the complicated interaction of social routine, institutional context, person identities, and the reviews of marginalized scholars in postsecondary schooling are extra successfully demonstrated.
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Black Collegians’ Experiences in US Northern Private Colleges: A Narrative History, 1945-1965 by Dafina-Lazarus Stewart