Education @ the Schomburg: Ed Talks: The Misinformation of the Negro by Dr. Ivory A. Toldson
Education at the Schomburg is proud to present our inaugural ED TALKS event for Fall 2013: The Misinformation of the Negro: How Bad Research on Race and Achievement is Duping Black Progressives and Liberal Americans into Accepting Black Inferiority by Dr. Ivory A. Toldson
DR. IVORY A. TOLDSON is Associate Professor in the Counseling Psychology Program, Howard University; Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Negro Education; Contributing Education Editor of TheRoot.com; and Newly Appointed Deputy Director of The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). As senior research analyst for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) he has conceptualized, developed and authored the Breaking Barriers series which analyzes success indicators for school-aged Black males. Toldson was the lead author of The Quest for Excellence: Supporting the Academic Success of Minority Males in S.T.E.M. Disciplines. Toldson received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at Temple University. Check out his latest blog: http://www.theroot.com/category/views-tags/show-me-numbers (Photo: Courtesy of The Journal of Negro Education)
The ED TALKS series is a new forum for educational scholars and thought leaders whose work illuminates, challenges, and transforms the pedagogy and practice of teaching historical and cultural literacy today. ED TALKS will be held in the fall and spring of each year and recordings will be archived and available for viewing in the Schomburg’s Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division. This series is curated by Deirdre Lynn Hollman, Director of Education at the Schomburg Center.
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