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Journal of African American Men

, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp 71–86 | Cite as

Keep the candle burning: Morehouse college into the 21st century

  • Emily Allen Williams
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Abstract

Despite a trail of seemingly insurmountable philosophical and societal pressures surrounding the early academic education of blacks, Morehouse, early on, lifted its “candle in the dark” by stressing the academic preparation of its students for leadership positions through emphasis on a liberal arts curriculum. Such an emphasis has earned the college a stellar academic reputation; its historical record of graduates reads like a mini Who’s Who in America publication.

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Black Student Black College Academic Preparation White Institution African American Faculty 
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© Transaction Publishers 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Emily Allen Williams
    • 1
  1. 1.English at Clark Atlanta UniversityUSA

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