The Mis-education of the Negro

Woodson, Carter Godwin

(Book - 2007)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Mis-education of the Negro
Considered must reading for anyone involved in the education of blacks living in white dominated countries. Points out the shortcomings of a Euro-centric teaching structure that leaves out consideration for black culture and heritage. This has resulted in many blacks living in complete contradiction to their own best interests. Reveals who is to blame and how the problem can be corrected. Strongly points out the importance of black history and culture, and its absence in mainstream educational systems.

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Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : The Book Tree, 2007
ISBN: 9781585093205
Branch Call Number: 371.8299 W898m 2007
Characteristics: xii, 207 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm
Alternate Title: Miseducation of the Negro


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Join the discussion on Jan. 27, 2015. In 1933, American historian and educator Woodson delivered a powerful denouncement of Euro-centric school curricula that inspired black Americans to demand relevant learning opportunities inclusive of their own culture and heritage. Similar thoughts, expresse... Read More »

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Books and books such as these need to be re-printed and available for public borrowing and usage. They are stored in museums as though African Americans do not need the information they include right now.


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