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Derrick P. Alridge

Tim’s Light Reading (6/16/2011)

1. The Educational Thought of W.E.B. Du Bois: An Intellectual History This is the title of a short (189 page) new book by Derrick P. Alridge. Here’s a review by Jon N. Hale, assistant education professor at Muskingum University. The review is quite informative, and here is Hale’s conclusion (bolds mine): Alridge provides a very important analysis and delineation of W.E.B. Du Bois’ educational thought. This book is critical for foundations of education scholars who present the traditional dichotomous Du Bois-Washington relationship that is too often used to represent black education ideologies during the Jim Crow era. This book is Read more