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Incident to the Education of Black People

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The Journal of Negro Education has been published continuously since its inception in 1932 and has been devoted to the illustration of Black scholarship.  It appears quarterly (winter, spring, summer, and fall) and is published for the Howard University School of Education with assistance from a national editorial/advisory board.  The summer issue is an annual yearbook devoted to providing a comprehensive focus on a major subject or issue of timely concern.

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Instructions to Contributors: Unsolicited manuscripts are welcome for consideration for the fall, winter, and spring issues. Articles for the themed summer special issue are generally by invitation. Most manuscripts are peer-reviewed for significance and soundness via blind peer review by scholars in the respective subject areas. Manuscripts are submitted with the understanding that they have not been accepted for publication or published elsewhere. Since the Winter 1990 issue (Volume 59), manuscripts published in The Journal of Negro Education have conformed to the guidelines set forth in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. For general questions of style, authors should consult the sixth edition of the APA Manual. Authors should submit an original 25-page manuscript and its accompanying abstract with 4 to 5 keywords (abstract is 75-100 words for review or theoretical articles; 100-120 words for empirical research articles). We suggest that authors retain one copy of the original manuscript. Citations must be indicated within the text (e.g., by author name and year), and complete references must be listed alphabetically at the end of the manuscript. Footnotes and endnotes should not be used. Tables (not more than 4) must be typed separately, titled, and cited in the text. Figures and graphs (not more than 2) must be two-dimensional, grayscale, and camera-ready. Upload your manuscript to Upon acceptance, an updated version of your manuscript and a signed copyright transfer form will be requested.

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