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The Black Panther Party And Emancipatory Adult Education, Geleana D. Alston Ph.D. Jan 2017

The Black Panther Party And Emancipatory Adult Education, Geleana D. Alston Ph.D.

Adult Education Research Conference

This session will illuminate the emancipatory adult educational efforts of the Black Panther Party Community Programs from 1966-1982.


Giving Voice To African American Women’S Authentic Lived Experiences With Public Assistance, Adrienne C. Smith May 2015

Giving Voice To African American Women’S Authentic Lived Experiences With Public Assistance, Adrienne C. Smith

Adult Education Research Conference

African American women, welfare, and education and training are the focus of this research. Narrative Inquiry methodology was used to explore this qualitative study and it is grounded in the Africentric paradigm (Colin, III, 2010) utilizing the Womanist Epistemological Perspective (Sheared, 1994, 2010) for the unit of analysis. This study “gives voice” (Sheared 1994) to African American women authentic lived experiences (Colin, III, 2007) who have used the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. Their stories highlight marginalization and oppression in access and utilization of the education and training activities in the temporary assistance program, capturing the women’s ...


Corporate America And Politics: A Comparative Analysis Of The Career Aspirations And Experiences Of African Americans, Glenn A. Palmer, Dionne Rosser-Mims Jun 2012

Corporate America And Politics: A Comparative Analysis Of The Career Aspirations And Experiences Of African Americans, Glenn A. Palmer, Dionne Rosser-Mims

Adult Education Research Conference

This paper compares the career development experiences of African Americans in the areas of politics and corporate America. The authors identified congruencies in the career development experiences of African Americans in both career fields to fill the void in the literature concerning empirical research on the career development of African Americans in various disciplines. The researchers‘ findings inform their proposed culturally relevant career development model. Keywords: Career Development, African Americans, Politics, Human Resources, Leadership Development.


Perceptions Of African-American Males Regarding Factors Supporting Doctoral Completion In Colleges Of Education, William Respress May 1997

Perceptions Of African-American Males Regarding Factors Supporting Doctoral Completion In Colleges Of Education, William Respress

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The primary purpose of the study was to examine what institutional factors most influenced the decision of African-American male doctoral scholars to persist unto graduation. The literature review showed mentoring, institutional climate, race relations, and social adjustment as key factors in persistence of minorities in graduate studies. An objective specific to the study was to explore the cumulative outcomes that mentoring, social adjustment, institutional climate, and race relations have upon persistence. The population included scholars at both Predominantly White Colleges (PWIs) and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) throughout the United States in Colleges of Education. One hundred sixty-four scholars ...