You are here

Download E-books Dangerous Donations: Northern Philanthropy and Southern Black Education, 1902-1930 PDF

By Eric Anderson

Eric Anderson and Alfred A. Moss, Jr., provide a brand new exam of the influence of northern philanthropy on southern black schooling, giving distinct awareness to the "Ogden movement," the final schooling Board, the Rosenwald Fund, and the Episcopal American Church Institute for Negroes. Anderson and Moss current major reinterpretations of key figures in African American schooling, together with Booker T. Washington, William H. Baldwin, Jr., George Foster Peabody, and Thomas Jesse Jones.

Dangerous Donations explores either the good impact of the philanthropic foundations and the real boundaries on their strength. White racial radicals have been suspicious that the northern companies sought to undermine the southern method of race kinfolk, "training negroes within the useless desire of social equality with whites." This feedback pressured the philanthropists and their brokers to maneuver carefully, looking white southern cooperation at any time when attainable. regardless of repeated compromises, northern philanthropists maintained a imaginative and prescient of race kin and black strength considerably varied from that held by way of the South’s white majority.

Blacks challenged the principles, expressing their very own academic agendas in numerous methods, together with calls for for black lecturers, resistance to any specific racial curricula, and, often times, aid for self sustaining black faculties. The thousands of greenbacks in self-help philanthropy contributed through African american citizens additionally indicated their refusal to offer whole keep an eye on in their faculties to both the white South or far away philanthropists within the North.

No different students, in accordance with Louis R. Harlan, "have tested the debatable position of philanthropy with an analogous coolness, analytical ability, and chronic look for the reality as Eric Anderson and Alfred Moss. . . [they] have made a great contribution to the heritage of schooling for either races within the segregated South of 1900 to 1930."


Show description

Read or Download Dangerous Donations: Northern Philanthropy and Southern Black Education, 1902-1930 PDF

Best African American Studies books

Sacred Rice: An Ethnography of Identity, Environment, and Development in Rural West Africa (Issues of Globalization:Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology)

Sacred Rice explores the cultural intricacies by which Jola farmers in West Africa are responding to their environmental and monetary stipulations given the centrality of a crop--rice--that is the lynchpin for his or her fiscal, social, spiritual, and political worlds. according to greater than ten years of writer Joanna Davidson's ethnographic and ancient study on rural Guinea-Bissau, this ebook appears to be like on the dating between humans, vegetation, and id because it explores how a society involves outline itself in the course of the construction, intake, and reverence of rice.

Black Religion and Aesthetics: Religious Thought and Life in Africa and the African Diaspora

An exam of the aesthetics of black faith as present in a number of components of the area together with the Americas, the Carribean, Africa and Europe.

In and Out of Our Right Minds: The Mental Health of African American Women

African American ladies have usually been portrayed as "pillars" in their communities―resilient moms, sisters, other halves, and grandmothers who stay steadfast within the face of all adversities. whereas those portrayals suggest that African American girls have few mental difficulties, the clinical literature and demographic info current a distinct photograph.

In the Hands of Strangers: Readings on Foreign and Domestic Slave Trading and the Crisis of the Union

Within the arms of Strangers is a suite of files by way of writers and witnesses from the previous, either black and white, that supply views at the exchange and flow of slaves. Many files elucidate the long-standing discord among North and South over the problem of slavery. within the fingers of Strangers is split into 3 elements.

Additional info for Dangerous Donations: Northern Philanthropy and Southern Black Education, 1902-1930

Show sample text content

Rated 4.59 of 5 – based on 11 votes