Educating Black Students According To Their Own Psychology: Gary Byrd Interviews Dr. Amos Wilson (1988)

Dr. Amos Wilson discusses: Education, oppression creating an immature mind, social institutions and their relationship to Black people, how education can make you dumb, the education necessary for Black students, the role of the Black teacher, the reason for the high dropout rate, how the ultimate consumer is created, the necessity of thinking skills and listen skills in the curriculum, and more.

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Segregation In New York

“New York was a place of extreme wealth and dire poverty, of glittering Manhattan financial centers and teeming slums. It was the job of the NYPD to make sure the two universes did not overlap. There were no Jim Crow segregation laws in Mew York, as there still were in the South, but unofficial segregation was a fact of life. A significant aspect of policing in relation to blacks and Puerto Ricans was to make sure they ‘stayed in their place,’ both figuratively and literally.” From, “The Savage City,” By: T.J. English

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