The Black Campus Movement: Black Students and the Racial Reconstitution of Higher Education, 1965-1972 available in Paperback
This book provides the first national study of this intense and challenging struggle which disrupted and refashioned institutions in almost every state. It also illuminates the context for one of the most transformative educational movements in American history through a history of black higher education and black student activism before 1965.
About the Author
IBRAM H. ROGERS is an Assistant Professor of History at SUNY College at Oneonta in upstate New York, USA. He has published essays on the Black Campus Movement, black power, and Africana Studies in several journals, including the Journal of Black Studies, Journal of Social History, Journal of African American Studies, Journal of African American History, and The Sixties: A Journal of History, Politics and Culture. He has earned research fellowships from the American Historical Association, Chicago's Black Metropolis Research Consortium, Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis, and the Lyndon B. Johnson Library & Museum.
Table of Contents
An 'Island Within': Black Students and Black Higher Education Prior to the Black Campus Movement 'God Speed the Breed': New Negro in the Long Black Student Movement 'Strike while the Iron is Hot': Civil Rights in the Long Black Student Movement 'March that Won't Turn Around': Formation and Development of the Black Campus Movement 'Shuddering in a Paroxysm of Black Power': A Narrative Overview of the Black Campus Movement 'A Fly in Buttermilk': BCM Organizations, Demands, Protests, and Support 'Black Jim Crow Studies': Opposition and Repression 'Black Students Refuse to Pass the Buck': Racial Reconstitution of Higher Education