African American Boarding Schools

  • JonBonaé Shipman
  • Nicole A. Taylor


This chapter highlights the accomplishments and historical significance of the following four remaining African American boarding schools: the Laurinburg Institute (North Carolina), Pine Forge Academy (Pennsylvania), Piney Woods (Mississippi), and the Redemption Christian Academy (New York). The chapter also offers a critical analysis of the role boarding schools played in contributing to the growth and development of education in the African American community.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Spelman CollegeAtlantaUSA

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