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The higher education of blacks in the United States

Alan J. Pifer

The higher education of blacks in the United States

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Published by Carnegie Corporation of New York in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Education (Higher)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alan Pifer.
    SeriesThe Alfred and Winifred Hoernle memorial lecture
    ContributionsJohannesburg (South Africa). South African Institute of Race Relations.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 51 p. ;
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23746061M
    ISBN 100869820680

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This desegregation process began in September of the —56 school year. Department of Education. Board of Control, U. That allowed many of the spending cuts to be restored, including half the salary reductions.

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Other topics covered include affirmative action, grants, vocational education, bilingual education, racial and gender discrimination, urban education, literacy, and health and nutrition.

Formal education was practically nonexistent for African Americans.

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