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The Middle-class Negro in the White Man's World
The Middle-class Negro in the White Man's World Author:Eli Ginzberg and Associates The authors interviewed in depth 40 high school seniors, college sophomores, and college seniors living in Atlanta and New York City to examine the reactions of a group of middle-class Negro college youths to the reality they confront. Using actual excerpts from the interviews, the authors describe the family background of the youths, with speci... more »al emphasis on the educational level of their parents and of their families; their choices of college, fields of study, and plans for graduate work; their attitudes toward marriage and children and the roles they expect to play in the community; and their feelings about the race question and the Civil Rights movement.
The authors conclude that the goals of middle-class Negro youth are conditioned by their background and education, not by the sole factor of race.« less