Bibliography for

African Centered Rites of Passage and Education



Afrik, M. H. T. (1993). The future of Afrikan American education: A practitioner's view. Chicago: Council of Independent Black Institutions.

Akbar, N. (1985). The community of self. Tallahassee, FL: Mind Productions & Associates.

Akoto, K. A. (1992). Nation building: Theory & practice in African centered education. Washington D.C.: Pan African World Institute.

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (1989). Rate III Teaching teachers: Facts & figures. Washington D. C.:AACTE.

Andersen­Mensah, R. A. (1993). Towards the contextualization of religious education: Rites of passage as processes of socialization in contextual religious education. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Presbyterian School of Christian Education. Richmond, VA.

Ani, M. (1994). Yurugu: An African centered critique of European cultural thought and behavior. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press.

Asante, M. K. (1987). The Afrocentric idea. Philadelphia: Temple Press.

Benjamin, T. G. (1993). Boys to men. Indianapolis, IN: Heaven On Earth Publishing House.

Biko, S. (1978). I write what I like. New York: Harper & Row.

Bond, H. M. (1966). The education of the Negro in the American social order. New York: Octagon Books.

Boykin, A. W. (1986). The triple quandary and the Afro-American children. In U. Neisser (Ed.), The school achievement of minority children, (pp. 57-92). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc.

Butchart, R. E. (1994). Outthinking and outflanking the owners of the world: An historiography of the African American struggle for education. In M. J. Shujaa (Ed.), Too much schooling too little education: A paradox of black life in white societies, (pp. 85-122). Trenton, N.J.: Africa World Press, Inc..

Cohen, D. (1991). The circle of life: Rituals from the human family album. San Francisco: Harper Collins.

Cress-Welsing, F. (1991). The Isis papers. Chicago: Third World Press.

Cross Jr., W. E., Parham, T. A. & Helms, J. E. (1991). The stages of black identity development: Nigresence models. In R. L. Jones (Ed.), Black psychology, 3rd ed, (pp. 319-338). Berkeley, CA: Cobb & Henry Publishers.

Current, R. N. (1963). The Lincoln nobody knows. New York: Hill and Wang.

DaSilva, B., Finkelstein, M., Loshin, A. & Sandifer, J. A. (1969). The Afro-American in United States history. New York: Globe Book Company.

Dewey, J. (1938/1963). Experience & education. New York: Collier Books.

Deitcher, H. (1985). The rites of passage: An instructional guide for Yeshiva High School teachers (New York). Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Yeshiva University. New York.

Dorsa, D. (1994). The importance of ritual to children. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, California Institute of Integral Studies. San Francisco, CA.

Douglass, F. (1845/1968). Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass: Am American slave. New York: Signet.

Du Bois, W. E. B. (1903/1965). The souls of Black folk. In Three negro classics, (pp. 209-389) New York: Avon.

Durgans, K. (1992). African American self-consciousness and African American students attending predominantly white universities. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo.

Erchak, G. M. (1992). The Anthropology of self and behavior. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Estelh, K. (1994). The African American almanac (6th ed). Detroit: Gale Research Inc.

Filler, L. (1960). The crusade against slavery 1830 - 1860. New York: Harper & Row, Publishers.

Fleming, J. (1991). Blacks in college. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers.

Fordham, S. (1988). Racelessness as a factor in black students' school success: Pragmatic strategy or pyrrhic victory?. Harvard Educational Review. 58(1).

Fordham, S. (1991). Peer-proofing academic competition among black adolescents: "Acting white" Black American style. In C. E. Sleeter (Ed.), Empowerment through multicultural education. (pp. 69-93) Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.

Frankl, V. (1962). Man's search for meaning. Boston: Beacon Press.

Fraser, G. (1994). Success runs in our race. New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc..

Frazier, E. F. (1973). The failure of the Negro intellectual. In Joyce A. Ladner (Ed.), The death of White sociology, (pp. 52-66) New York: Vintage Books.

Freire, P. (1970). Pedagogy of the oppressed. New York: The Continuum Publishing Company.

Garibaldi, A. M. (1992). Educating and motivating African American males to succeed. Journal of Negro Education, 61, pp. 4-11.

Garibaldi, A. M. (1992). Preparing teachers for culturally diverse classrooms. In M. E. Dilworth (Ed.), Diversity in teacher education, (pp. 23-39) San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers.

Gary, L. & Booker, C. (1992). Empowering African Americans to achieve academic success. Urban Education, pp. 50-52.

Gerardi, S. (1990). Academic self-concept as a predictor of academic success among minority and low-socioeconomic status students. Journal of College Student Development, 31, pp. 402-407.

Gibson, M. A. & Ogbu, J. U. (1991). Minority status and schooling: A comparative study of immigrant and involuntary minorities. New York: Garland Press.

Goggins, E. (1995, February). Multicultural perspectives in secondary education. In L. Goggins II (Chair), 3rd Annual African American History Month Panel Discussion. Canton, OH.

Goggins, E. & Lindbeck, J. S. (1986). High school science enrollment of black students. Journal Of Research In Science Teaching, 23, 251-262.

Goggins II, L. (1996). African centered rites of passage and education. Chicago: African American Images.

Goldschmidt, W. (1977). Exploring the ways of mankind (3 ed.). New York: Holt, Rienhart and Winston.

Goode, K. (1969). From Africa to the United States and then ...: A concise Afro-American history. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman and Company.

Gore, W. J. (1964). Administrative decision-making: A heuristic model. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Gowin, D. B. (1981). Educating. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Grams, J. D. (1965). The self-concept: Basis for reeducation of Negro Youth. In W. Kvaraceus (Ed.), Negro self-concept, (pp.11-52). New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company.

Green, R.L. & Wright D.L. (1992). African American Males: Demographic Study and Analysis. In B.W. Austin (Ed.), What a piece of work is man!. A discussion of issues affecting African American men and boys., (pp. 27-78). W. K. Kellogg Foundation.

Hale-Benson, J. (1986). Black children: Their roots, culture and learning styles. Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins University Press.

Hamil, J. F. (1990). Ethno-logic: The anthropology of human reasoning. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press.

Hare, N. (1973). The challenge of a Black scholar. In Joyce A. Ladner (Ed.), The death of White sociology, (pp. 67-78). New York: Vintage Books.

Hare, N & Hare, J. (1985). Bringing the Black boy to manhood: The passage. San Francisco: The Black Think Tank.

Harrell, J. (1979). Analyzing Black coping styles: A supplemental diagnostic system. Journal of Black Psychology 5, pp. 99-108.

Harris, S. R. (1993). The African American graduate experience: The relationship among spirituality, racial/cultural awareness and connectedness with adaptation at a predominantly white institution. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Cincinnati. Cincinnati, OH.

Hill Jr., P. (1992). Coming of age: African American male rites of passage. Chicago: African American Images.

Hilliard III, A. G., Williams, L. & Damali, N. (1987). The teachings of Ptahhotep: The oldest book in the world. Atlanta: Blackwood Press.

Irvine, J. J. (1991). Black students and school failure. New York: Praeger Publishers.

Johnson, R. E. (1993). Factors in the academic success of African American college males (African American). Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of South Carolina. Columbia.

Kafele, B. K. (1991). A Black parent's handbook to educating your children (outside of the classroom). Jersey City, NJ: Baruti Publishing.

Karenga, M. (1995, January). The Black man's and the kinetic process of surge to raise up to carry and rejoin. In P. E. Abercrombe (Chair), 10th Annual Black Man's Think Tank. Cincinnati, OH.

Karenga, M. (1994). Introduction to Black studies. Los Angeles: The University of Sankore Press.

Keto, C. T. (1991). The Africa-centered perspective of history: An introduction. Laurel Springs, NJ: K. A. Publishers.

Knowles, L. L. & Prewitt, K. (1969). Institutional racism in America. Englewoods Cliffs, CA: Prentice-Hall Inc..

Kohn, A. (1994). The truth about self-esteem. Phi Delta Kappan, December, pp. 272-283.

Kunjufu, J. (1984). Developing positive self-images & discipline in Black children. Chicago: African American Images.

Kunjufu, J. (1985). Countering the conspiracy to destroy Black boys. Chicago: African American Images.

Kunjufu, J. (1986). Motivating and preparing Black youth for success. Chicago: African American Images.

Lee, C. (1984). An investigation of Psychosocial variables related to academic success for rural black adolescents. The Journal of Negro Education, 53, pp. 424-434.

Lent, R., Brown, S. & Larkin, K. (1986). Self-efficacy in the prediction of academic performance and perceived career options. The American Psychological Association, Inc., 33, pp. 265-269.

Levine, D. U. & Havighurst, R. J. (1992). Society and education. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Lewis, M. C. (1988). Herstory: Black female rites of passage. Chicago: African American Images.

Loh, J. (1994, December 18). Death of the Klu Klux Klan. The Beacon Journal.

Macias, C. (1989). American Indian academic success: The role of indigenous learning strategies. Journal of American Indian Education-Special issue, pp. 43-152.

Macintosh, J. (1995). The human tribe. In M. Beynon (Producer), The human animal. London: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Majors, R. & Billson, J. M. (1992). Cool Pose. New York: Touchstone.

Maquet, J. (1967/1972). Africanity. (Joan R. Rayfield, Trans.). New York: Oxford University Press.

Marsh, C. & Willis, G. (1995). Curriculum: Alternative approaches, ongoing issues. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Merill.

McClendon, R. C. (1995, December). As to the need for recruitment. In Task Force for Quality Education, Town Meeting. Akron, OH.

McConnel, B. (1989). Education as a cultural process: The interaction between community and classroom in fostering learning. In J. Allen & J. M. Mason (Eds.), Risk makers, risk takers, risk breakers: Reducing the risk for young literacy learners, (pp. 201-211) Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann Educational Books.

McMillan, J. & Reed, D. (1994). At-risk students and resiliency: Factors contributing to academic success. The Clearing House 67, pp. 137-140.

M.E.C.C.A. (n.d.). African Americans resurrect rites of passage through a comprehensive family & community development model.

Mensah, A. (1991). Preliminal materials for the development of a rites of passage course. Milwaukee, WI: Mensah Publications.

Montgomery, A., Rossi, R., Legters, N., McDill, E., McPartland, J., & Stringfield, S. (1993). Educational reforms and students at risk: A review of the current state of art. (Shipping list No. 94-0080-M). Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Government Printing Office.

Nyerere, J. K. (1967). Education for self-reliance. Tanzania: Dar es Salam.

Obiakor, F. E. (1995). Self­concept model for African American students in special educational settings. In B. A. Ford, F. E. Obiakor & J. A. Patton (Eds.), Effective education of African American exceptional learners. Austin, TX: PRO­ED.

O'Callaghan, K. & Bryant, C. (1990). Noncognitive variables: a key to Black American academic success at a military academy? Journal of College Student Development, 31, pp. 121- 126.

Ogbu, J. U. (1991). Immigrant and involuntary minorities in comparative perspective. In M. A. Gibson & J. U. Ogbu (Eds.), Minority status and schooling: A comparative study of immigrant and involuntary minorities. New York: Garland Press.

Ogbu, J. U. (1986). Consequences of the American caste system. In U. Neisser (Ed.), The school achievement of minority children, (pp. 19-56). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Association.

Ogbu, J. U. (1974). The next generation: An ethnography of education in an urban neighborhood. New York: Academic Press.

Patterson, C. H. (1986). Theories of counseling and psychotherapy. New York: Harper & Row, Publishers.

Patton, J. M. (1993). Psychological assessment of gifted and talented African American. In J. H. Stanfield & D. H. Rutledge (Eds.), Race and ethnicity in research methods. (pp. 198-216). Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications

Perkins, U. E. (1986). Harvesting new generations: The positive development of Black youth. Chicago: Third World Press.

Petes, M. (1974). The ebony book of Black achievement. Chicago: Johnson Publishing Co.

Pinkney, A. (1975). Black Americans. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hal.

Powell, T. (1992). The persistence of racism in America. Lanham, MD: University Press of America.

Quinn, W. H., Newfield, N. A. & Protinsky, H. O. (1985). Rites of passage in families with adolescents. Family Process, 24, pp. 101-111.

Ripinga, S. S. (1980). Adulthood in pedagogical perspective and its significance in designing a model for black education. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of South Africa.

Rogers, C. R. (1951). Client-centered therapy: Its current practice implications, and theory. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.

Russakoff, D. (1995, February 9). Rutgers head struggles to save job. Washington Post

Salaam, M. H. (1992). The relationship of African cultural consciousness and self­esteem on the academic achievement of African American students. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles.

Shade, B. (1989). Cognitive style, what is it? Afro-American cognitive patterns. In B. Shade (Ed.) Culture, style and the educative process. (pp. 87-115). Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Publisher

Shaffer, D. R. (1993). Developmental psychology: childhood and adolescence. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company.

Shere, C. (1993). A participant observation case study using Van Gennep's rites of passage theory at a "summer transitional program". Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Columbia University Teachers College. New York.

Shujaa, M. J. (1994). In M. J. Shujaa (Ed.), Too much schooling too little education: A paradox of black life in white societies. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, Inc..

Somè, M. (1993). Rituals: Power, healing and community. Portland, OR:Swan/Raven & Company.

Somè, M. (1994). Rites of passage. Utne Reader, 64, pp. 67-68.

Southerland, D. L. (1987). Self­concept, black consciousness and race­related socialization in academically successful black college students. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Cincinnati. Cincinnati, OH.

Sowa, C., Thomson, M. & Bennett, C. (1989). Prediction and improvement of academic performance for high-risk black college students. Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 17, pp. 14-22.

Sowell, T. (1986). Education: Assumptions versus history. Stanford, CA: Hoover Press.

Spaights, E., Kenner, D. & Dixon, H. (1986). The relationship of self-concept and the academic success of black students in white institutions of higher education. Journal of Instructional Psychology, 13, pp. 111-121.

Spindler, G. & Spindler, L. (1990). The American cultural dialogue and its transmission. London: The Falmer Press.

Stampp, K. M. (1956). The peculiar institution. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Steinfield, M. (1972). Our racist presidents: From Washington to Nixon. San Ramon, CA: Consensus Publishers.

Stokes, J. E. (1994). The influence of race socialization on the group identity and self­esteem of African American Youth. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of California, Riverside.

Sun-tzu. (6th Cent. B.C./1988). The art of war. (Thomas Cleary, Trans.). Boston: Shamblaala Publications Inc..

Toppin, E. A. (1971). A biographical history of Blacks in America since 1528. New York: David McKay Company, Inc.

Tracey, T. J. & Sedlacek, W. E. (1987). Prediction of college graduation using noncognitive variables by race. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 19, pp.177-184.

Tracey, T. J. & Sedlacek, W. E (1985). The relationship of noncognitive variables to academic success: A longitudinal comparison by race. Journal of College Student Personnel, 26, pp. 405-410.

Ullman, A. D. (1965). Sociocultural foundations of personality. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.

van Gennep, A.(1908/1960). The rites of passage. (Monika B. Solon and Gabrielle L. Caffee, Trans.) Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

Wambach, C. (1993). Motivational themes and academic success of at-risk freshmen. Journal of Developmental Education, 16, pp. 8-37.

Warfield-Coppock, N. (1994). The rites of passage: Extending education into the African American community. In M. J. Shujaa (Ed.), Too much schooling too little education: A paradox of black life in white societies. (pp. 375-393). Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, Inc.

Warfield-Coppock, N. (1992). The rites of passage movement: A resurgence of African-Centered practices for socializing African American youth. Journal of Negro Education, 61, pp. 471-482.

West, C (1994). Race matters. New York: Vintage.

Williams, G. W. (1886/1968). History of the Negro race in America 1619-1880. New York: Arno Press.

Wilson, A. N. (1993). The falsification Of Afrikan consciousness. New York: Afrikan World InfoSystems.

Wilson, A. N. (1987). The developmental psychology of the Black child. New York: Africana Research Publications.

Woodson, C. G. (1933/1990 ). The mis-education the Negro. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, Inc..

Wylen, S. M. (1989). Settings of silver: An introduction to Judaism. New York: Paulist Press.

Yellow Robe, R. (1969). An album of the American Indian. New York: Franklin Watts, Inc..

Young, B. & Sowa, C. (1992). Predictors of academic success for Black student athletes. Journal of College Student Development, 33, pp. 319-324.

Works citing African Centered Rites of Passage and Education

Bibliography for Bringing The Light Into A New Day