Bibliography for

Bringing The Light Into A New Day


Ani, M. (1994). Yurugu: An African centered critique of European cultural thought and behavior. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press.

Asante, M. K. (1987). The Afrocentric idea. Philadelphia: Temple Press.

Bandura, A. (1977). Social learning theory. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

Bandura, A. (1986). Social foundations of thought and action: A social cognitive theory. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

Biko, S. (1978). I write what I like. New York: Harper & Row.

Bond, H. M. (1966). The education of the Negro in the American social order. New York: Octagon Books.

Boykin, A. W. (1986). The triple quandary and the Afro-American children. In U. Neisser (Ed.), The school achievement of minority children, (pp. 57-92). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc.

Childs, F. (1997, May). Keynote speaker at D. Moss (chair), Liela Green Alliance of Black School Educators Conference: Canton, OH.

Comer, J. P. & Poussaint, A. F. (1992). Raising Black children. New York: Plume.

Cross Jr., W. E., Parham, T. A. & Helms, J. E. (1991). The stages of black identity development: Nigrescence models. In R. L. Jones (Ed.), Black psychology, 3rd ed, (pp. 319-338). Berkeley, CA: Cobb & Henry Publishers.

Dewey, J. (1938/1963). Experience & education. New York: Collier Books.

Douglass, F. (1845/1968). Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass: An American slave. New York: Signet.

Erikson, E. H. (1982). The life cycle completed: A review. New York: Norton.

Evans, T. (1993, February). Black men: Toward a brighter future. In A. Kambon (Chair), Black Men: Harambee! Columbus, OH.

Felder, C. H. (Ed.) (1993). Original African heritage study Bible. Nashville: The James S. Winston Publishing.

Frankl, V. (1962). Man's search for meaning. Boston: Beacon Press.

Freire, P. (1970). Pedagogy of the oppressed. New York: The Continuum Publishing.

Freud, S. (1933). New introductory lectures on psycho-analysis. (W. J. H. Sprott, Trans.). New York: W. W. Norton.

Goggins II, L. (1996). African centered rites of passage and education. Chicago: African American Images.

Hill Jr., P. (1992). Coming of age: African American male rites of passage. Chicago: African American Images.

Irvine, J. J. (1991). Black students and school failure. New York: Praeger Publishers.

Johnson, R. (1996). Boys and fatherhood. In Fathers, Families and Communities. Sacramento, CA.

Karenga, M. (1994). Introduction to Black studies. Los Angeles: The University of Sankore Press.

Kenyatta, J. (1962). Facing Mount Kenya. New York: Vintage Books

Khalifah, H. K. (1993). The campaign of Nat Turner: The complete text of the confessions of the leader of the most successful slave revolt the United States history. Newsport News, VA: U.B. & U.S. Communications Systems.

Kunjufu, J. (1985). Countering the conspiracy to destroy Black boys. Chicago: African American Images.

Maquet, J. (1967/1972). Africanity. (Joan R. Rayfield, Trans.). New York: Oxford University Press.

M.E.C.C.A. (n.d.). African Americans resurrect rites of passage through a comprehensive family & community development model.

Munroe, M. (1992). In pursuit of purpose. Shippensburg, PA: Destiny Images Publishers.

Nash, J. M. (1997). Fertile minds, Time, February 3, pp. 48-56.

Ottenberg, S. (1989). Boyhood rituals in a African society: An interpretation. Seattle: University of Washington Press.

P540 Bandura Group (1996). Overview of Bandura's theory: Social learning theory. Available:

Patton, J. M. (1993). Psychological assessment of gifted and talented African American. In J. H. Stanfield & D. H. Rutledge (Eds.), Race and ethnicity in research methods. (pp. 198-216). Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications.

Perkins, U. E. (1986). Harvesting new generations: The positive development of Black youth. Chicago: Third World Press.

Peters, J. (1997, August 10). Watch and be ready! In the Arlington Church of God 11:00 service (Ronald J. Fowler, pastor). Akron, OH.

Piaget, J. (1954). The construction of reality for the child. New York: Basic Books.

Rogers, C. R. (1951). Client-centered therapy: Its current practice implications, and theory. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.

Shade, B. (1989). Cognitive style, what is it? Afro-American cognitive patterns. In B. Shade (Ed.) Culture, style and the educative process. (pp. 87-115). Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Publisher.

Shaffer, D. (1993). Developmental psychology. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole.

Skinner, B. F. (1953). Science and human behavior. New York: McMillian.

Somè, M. (1993). Ritual: Power, healing and community. Portland, OR:Swan/Raven & Company.

Somè, M. (1994). Rites of passage. Utne Reader, 64, pp. 67-68.

Stampp, K. M. (1956). The peculiar institution. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Stewart, J. (1996). 1,001 African names:First and last names from the African continent. Secaucus, NJ: Citadel Press.

Tedla, E. (1996). Sankofa: African thought and education. New York: Peter Lang

Tharpe, R. G. & Gallimore, R. (1988). Rousing minds to life. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press.

Vygotsky, L. (1962). Thought and language. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press

Wiley, R. (1994). What Black people should do now: Dispatches from near the vanguard. New York: Ballantine Books.

Woodson, C. G. (1933/1990 ). The mis-education the Negro. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, Inc..

Wright, D. (1997, Spring Semester). Lecture, In Higher Education Curriculum and Program Planning (Dianne Brown-Wright, instructor). The University of Akron.

Young, M. E. (1996). Early child development: Investing in the future. Washington D.C.: The World Bank.


Bibliography for African Centered Rites of Passage and Education

Resource Books & More