By: Martina T. Hoyes EDUC 110- 004 Due: 2/17/11. Kenneth Clark. Psychologist. Doctorate in Psychology Columbia University First black person Began teaching at Hampton Institute in Virginia. An American Dilemma (1944). Carnegie study of race relations Gunner Myrdal Swedish economist
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By: Martina T. Hoyes EDUC 110- 004 Due: 2/17/11 Kenneth Clark
Psychologist • Doctorate in Psychology • Columbia University • First black person • Began teaching at Hampton Institute in Virginia
An American Dilemma (1944) • Carnegie study of race relations • Gunner Myrdal • Swedish economist • Ralph Bunche • Former professor • Later became a required reading in many U.S. colleges and universities.
Prejudice and Your Child (1953) • Clark and his wife worked together • Surveyed both blacks and whites from Washington, D.C., New York, Philadelphia, ... • Two black and two white dolls- Document how African American children perceived themselves. • Majority- Black dolls were bad, and white dolls were nice, would rather play with white dolls.
Brown vs. Board of Education • NAACP Legal Team • Robert Carter; attorney • Thurgood Marshall; leading attorney • “Separate but equal” doctrine
1950’s – 1960’s • Attack on New York City public school system • Segregation continued • New position • Named to head a board of education commission • FAILED
Spingarn Medal • NAACP • Highest award • Contributions to bettering race relations