BEYOND THE TALENTED TENTH Transformation of Black America by ADIN KACHISI

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Written in English


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The Physical Object
Number of Pages186
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Open LibraryOL9406489M
ISBN 10159457670X
ISBN 109781594576706



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'The Talented Tenth' is a essay by African American leader W.E.B Du Bois. It was written in response to the Atlanta Compromise of , which was brokered by fellow African American leader. W.E.B. Du Bois. Citation Information: W.E.B. Du Bois, “The Talented Tenth,” from The Negro Problem: A Series of Articles by Representative Negroes of To-day (New York, ). The Negro race, like all races, is going to be saved by its exceptional men. The problem of education, then, among Negroes must first of all deal with the Talented Tenth; it is the problem of developing the Best of. In his essay The Talented Tenth, W.E.B. DuBois discussed his strategy for racial uplift and explained the importance of higher education in those struggles. Dr. Robert W. Williams collects and researches the material comprising the annotated Web links presented on , which is a portal site conveying online sources by and about the scholar and Civil Rights activist, W. E. The Talented Tenth is a term that designated a leadership class of African Americans in the early 20th century. The term was created by White Northern philanthropists, then publicized by W. E. B. Du Bois in an influential essay of the same name, which he published in September It appeared in The Negro Problem, a collection of essays written by leading African Americans.

Talented Tenth, (), concept espoused by black educator and author W.E.B. Du Bois, emphasizing the necessity for higher education to develop the leadership capacity among the most able 10 percent of black Americans. Du Bois was one of a number of black intellectuals who feared that what they saw as the overemphasis on industrial training (as evidenced, for example, by the plan proposed by. Book 2. Blanche Among the Talented Tenth. by Barbara Neely. Ratings Reviews published 12 editions “Endlessly Entertaining!”.   Blanche Among the Talented Tenth () Theme: Colorism. Two years later, Blanche is in Boston and doing well for herself. So well, in fact, that she is able to spend the summer at Amber Cover, a fancy New England black resort. Unfortunately, a much-hated member ends up electrocuted in her bathtub and Blanche isn’t so sure that it’s an. Sport and the Talented Tenth is the first book to focus entirely on early African American athletes in predominantly white colleges and universities. Bob Wells has discovered black men who, between and , performed in athletics at 39 colleges in the New England states, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.