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Black Studies

African-American Studies My Goal in

Words: 383
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

" To understand African-Americans we must understand where they came from, what they gave up (besides of course their freedom), and what they hoped for. I believe that understanding…

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Essay

Black Studies

African-American Studies Chapters 9-12 Discuss the Myths

Words: 726
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

African-American Studies Chapters 9-12 Discuss the myths and realities of the Underground Railroad. There are a number of myths associated with the Underground Railroad. One such myth was about…

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Black Studies

African-American Studies Before the Mayflower

Words: 375
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

That makes sense, but it was new information to me. I also knew about the desperate lives of slaves in the South, and how they were treated like animals,…

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Family and Marriage

African-American Studies Before the Mayflower

Words: 711
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

It seems funny that free slaves would organize troops to fight against the North, but I also understand that they were defending the only way of life they had…

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6 Pages
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Race

Native American and African-American Studies

Words: 1844
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Race and Education Appreciation of the value of an education, upholding high family values and morals, and displaying the physical characteristics is associated with the European culture. Upper class…

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7 Pages
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Black Studies

African-American Mothers and Poverty the

Words: 2159
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Whereas in 1963, 70% of all African-American families were headed by married couples, that rate had dipped to 46.1% by 1996. In 2001, the rate had increased to 47.9%,…

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2 Pages
Essay

Black Studies

Demise of the African American Unity in the 1980s

Words: 695
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

African-American Culture in the 1980s An article in the peer-reviewed journal Progressive deals with the political and social culture of the African-American community in the 1980s. It was a…

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Research Proposal

Black Studies

African-American Families 1950s AB Annotated

Words: 1385
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

The 1950s was a time when the last of the generation of slaves were beginning to disappear from communities but their first generation children were attempting to make sense…

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Essay

Black Studies

African-Americans History and Culture the False and

Words: 987
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

African-Americans History And Culture The false and misleading notion that "African-Americans created themselves" completely ignores and invalidates the rich history of those whose ancestry lies in the great African…

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6 Pages
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Black Studies

African-Americans During Early 1900's the

Words: 2241
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

At the same time, however, the ghettoes resulted from the people's desire to form a united community to which they could relate and that could offer comfort from a…

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Black Studies

African-Americans in the News From Some of

Words: 916
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

African-Americans in the News From some of the articles that I have studied, it seems that many articles on the African-American community focus on their problems, on analyzing them…

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2 Pages
Essay

Black Studies

African-American Heritage & the Amish African-American People

Words: 750
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

African-American Heritage & the Amish African-American people traditionally have different communication patterns and family roles than their white counterparts. They are more likely to have families headed by single…

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12 Pages
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Black Studies

African-American Discrimination

Words: 3977
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Term Paper

African-Americans are second only to Native Americans, historically, in terms of poor treatment at the hands of mainstream American society. Although African-Americans living today enjoy nominal equality, the social…

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5 Pages
Thesis

Black Studies

African-American Slave Art the African-American

Words: 1585
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Thesis

e learn that art can indeed reflect life but it can also inspire it beyond what the human mind can dream. orks Cited Bailey, Thomas, et al. The American…

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10 Pages
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Urban Studies

African-American Housing Chicago Study Chicago

Words: 2715
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

" (Seitles, 1996) Seitles claims that integration has been a success in the fight against racial prejudice and states that: "Social consequences of racial isolation intertwine with grim economic…

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Black Studies

African-Americans in the Field of

Words: 1542
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Thesis

988). Perceived and real institutional barriers, a lack of awareness and real availability of need-based aid thus have a clear effect upon many students' perceptions about the role of…

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3 Pages
Research Proposal

Children

African-American Suicide Extra Pages African-American

Words: 910
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

If someone returns a questionnaire with identifying personal information, then it will not be used in the study and will be destroyed. The questionnaires will also be constructed so…

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Essay

Business

African-American Mothers and Their Daughters Ethical Issues

Words: 1810
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

African-American MOTHES AND THEI DAUGHTES Ethical Issues in Gumdrop Northern The Executive Officer, ABC Company Ethical Issues in Gumdrop Northern It has come to my attention that the actions…

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3 Pages
Research Proposal

Death and Dying  (general)

African-American Males Between the Ages of 15

Words: 1098
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

African-American males between the ages of 15 and 24 are at relatively higher risk of suicide according to Center for Disease control and prevention. Since 1980s the suicide rate…

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3 Pages
Research Proposal

Healthcare

African-American Healthcare Needs A Plan

Words: 850
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

LEADING CAUSES OF MOBIDITY: Some of the diseases which often result in early death in African-Americans, provided that the go untreated or undiagnosed, include hypertension, coronary heart disease, stroke,…

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4 Pages
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Sports - Drugs

African-American Males and the Correlation

Words: 1771
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In G. Landsberg, M. Rock, & L. Berg (Eds.), Serving mentally ill offenders and their victims: Challenges and opportunities for social workers and other mental health professionals. New York,…

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10 Pages
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Literature

African-American Women's Literature Unlike Any

Words: 3455
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The fact that this figure remains a guess says something important about what orrison was up against in trying to find out the full story of the slave trade.…

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Children

African-American Males Developmental Pathways Model

Words: 981
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Self-esteem and self-efficacy are issues that are of primary importance. These are affected by a number of environmental factors, including immediate family, but also the environment in which a…

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7 Pages
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Criminal Justice

African-Americans the History of African-Americans

Words: 2442
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

S. news magazines between January 1, 1993 and December 31, 1998. They concluded that the images of the poor in these news magazines "do not capture the reality of…

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2 Pages
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Literature

African-American Poetry Studies The Expression

Words: 596
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

A cannot live on tomorrow's bread." (Langston Hughs) The poem of Hughs ends by expressing that freedom comes to be needed by those who are deprived the most of…

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8 Pages
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Race

African-Americans & Hispanic-Americans Are Currently

Words: 2189
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

As the vast majority of African-Americans do not know where their ancestors came from, it is difficult to trace one's roots back to the African continent. At the same…

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5 Pages
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Sports - Women

African-American Adolescent Females Have More

Words: 1369
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Some might argue that the movies and television depicting African-American and white adolescent girls reinforces stereotypes and can only negatively affect body image. This argument is supported by the…

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Essay

Criminal Justice

African-Americans Receive Longer Jail Sentences

Words: 688
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Selling in public obviously can result in an arrest far easier than selling in a dorm, or a bar, or a workplace, as whites tend to do. Police can…

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6 Pages
Research Proposal

Teaching

Overrepresentation of African-Americans and Hispanics

Words: 2091
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

esearch Questions The questions that follow will guide the study. By responding to these two questions, the study will have addressed the problem cited in the problem statement and…

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4 Pages
Essay

Black Studies

African-American Perspectives on Education for African-Americans Education

Words: 1468
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

African-American Perspectives on Education for African-Americans Education has been an issue at the forefront of the African-American community since the first Africans were brought to the colonies hundreds of…

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3 Pages
Essay

Black Studies

African-Americans in Major Historical Events Although African-Americans

Words: 1019
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

African-Americans in Major Historical Events Although African-Americans have been seen as being the catalysts of major historical conflicts such as the Sectional Crisis, the Civil ar, and Reconstruction, they…

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Term Paper

Race

African-American and Mexican American Civil Rights in Texas

Words: 1427
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Civil Rights African-American and Mexican-American Civil Rights in Texas This essay discusses African-American and Mexican-American civil rights in Texas. The goal is to discover what some of the key…

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10 Pages
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Black Studies

African-American Women

Words: 3118
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Women The impact of slavery on the sexuality of African-American women has been largely overlooked for many years. In addition, the negative manner in which African-American Women are portrayed…

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5 Pages
Essay

Nursing

African American Culture

Words: 1495
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

African-American people from a qualitative perspective. The literature review will provide a brief background on African-American people and leading health problems they face along with a brief inclusion of…

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Data Analysis Chapter

Disease

African-American Women Are at Greater Risk for

Words: 622
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Data Analysis Chapter

African-American women are at greater risk for contracting HIV than other races. Stemming from this hypothesis, it will be investigated whether race, in this case being African-American, impacts the…

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Research Paper

Criminal Justice

African-Americans Have Experienced Higher Rates of Recidivism

Words: 648
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Paper

African-Americans have experienced higher rates of recidivism in contrast with other segments of the population. Evidence of this can be seen with a study conducted by the U.S. Justice…

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Research Paper

Black Studies

African-American Comedians Richard Pryor and His Influences

Words: 755
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Paper

ichard Pryor was one of the most influential comedians of the 1970s and 80s. He rose to prominence in the early1970s, bringing a style that echoed elements of Dick…

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17 Pages
PhD Model Answer

Death and Dying  (general)

African-American Women Who Have Lost

Words: 7688
Length: 17 Pages
Type: PhD Model Answer

However, conventional beliefs that there is low rate for African-American involvement in suicidal activities, there exists minimal focus on learning the possible suicide patterns among African-Americans. Social workers are…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Healthcare

African-American View of Healthcare

Words: 1692
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Emergency room usage [...] why African-Americans utilize emergency departments instead of primary doctors. What are the age, gender, and income of the African-Americans that come to E.D? What type…

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10 Pages
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Communication - Language

African-American Vernacular English There Are a Couple

Words: 2606
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

African-American Vernacular English There are a couple of theories as to the origin of African-American Vernacular Englsh (AAVE). Some linguists believe that the language derives from est African languages.…

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Teaching

African-American Adult Learning Theories

Words: 638
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Metacognition and Effective Study Strategies Among African-American College and University Students, Bernadette Nwafor discusses the fact that many African-American students have trouble with basic concentration and retention skills and…

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3 Pages
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Race

African-American Politics

Words: 1071
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

against the emerging concept pertaining to the Racial Privacy Initiative, abbreviated as RPI. The orks Cited seven sources in MLA format. African-American Politics Just like other constant processes accompanying…

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7 Pages
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Health - Nursing

African-American Female Obesity

Words: 1847
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Obesity is a serious social problem in America. The effects of obesity in childhood are well documented in both the social science literature and medical journals. During the last…

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Hypothesis

War

African American Veterans Incidents of Suicide

Words: 1756
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Hypothesis

Incidents of Suicide Among African American Veterans1.) ackgroundAfrican American Male veterans are reported to be twice as likely to commit suicide compared to the civilians on the streets. So…

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Essay

Family and Marriage

African-American Heritage Is a Lengthy

Words: 1309
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

This fact and the preceding quotation proves that Maggie views heritage as an interactive process, unlike the viewpoint of her sister. The fact that Maggie's mother ultimately gives her…

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Teaching

African-American Adult Males in GED Programs

Words: 1379
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

GED Programs Education is an essential component of having a successful and prosperous life. However, in many cases students drop out of high school and never receive the diplomas…

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3 Pages
Essay

Race

African Americans in Oil & Gas Industry

Words: 3999
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Lecturer: I have two observations- one small but interesting and one for which I would like a response. The first- you have transposed the authors names as Ingram and…

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4 Pages
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Disease

Argue Whether African Americans Contributing to the Rise of AIDS in the Black Community

Words: 1556
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

African-Americans and AID Risk The increased incidence of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency yndrome (AID) among the African-American population is an alarming issue. 35% - more than…

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6 Pages
Research Paper

Disease

Diabetes in Adults Who Are African American

Words: 2031
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Paper

African-Americans and Diabetes Diabetes in the African-American Adult Population Diabetes is a serious public health issue, and often seen in the African-American adult population. According to the CDC, African-Americans…

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7 Pages
Essay

Criminal Justice

American Corrections and'sentencing trends

Words: 2670
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

Survival of Racist Customs and Mores Into the 21st Century: Analysis of the American Correction and Sentencing Trends Increasing awareness of the US's unsuccessful mass imprisonment experimentation has effected…

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8 Pages
Research Paper

Black Studies

Isolation African-American Civil Rights Historically

Words: 2517
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Board of Education of Topeka. This case represented a watershed for Civil ights and helped to signal an end to segregation because it determined that "separate educational facilities are…

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6 Pages
Thesis

Black Studies

Progression of African-Americans Matters Seemed

Words: 2187
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Thesis

Unit IV: The media world had advanced a lot near the half of the twentieth century, and this made it possible for African-Americans to be heard through means such…

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10 Pages
Thesis

Black Studies

Progress of African-Americans Historical Progress

Words: 3045
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Thesis

e. The lack of a collective intellectual voice. In response to this and in part as a result of new affluence gained by some as well as a growing…

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4 Pages
Essay

Black Studies

Du Sable Museum a Reflection of African-American

Words: 1401
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Du Sable Museum A Reflection of African-American History The DuSable Museum of African-American History is the oldest major museum related to African-American legacy. Founded by Margaret Taylor in 1961,…

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3 Pages
Research Paper

African-Americans

history political'social economic culture african american

Words: 1020
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Economic, Political, and Social History African American culture arose out of the turmoil and despair of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. From West African port towns to plantations, African American…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

American History

Military Participation of African-Americans Especially

Words: 2775
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

His plan to create a black regiment in the South failed, but black regiments were created during the war, and some of them were vital to certain battles and…

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4 Pages
Research Paper

Black Studies

Black Fiction the African-American Experience

Words: 977
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

This story clearly outlines the level of difference and separation that is experienced by many members of the African-American community in a variety of ways, and most clearly deals…

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Article Review

Death and Dying  (general)

Understanding the Lived Experiences of African-American Women Who Have Lost a Male Child to Suicide

Words: 1136
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Article Review

Lived Experiences of African-American Women who have lost a male child to suicide he lived experiences of late-adolescent female suicide survivors: 'A part of me died' by Willem a.…

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5 Pages
Essay

Disease

HIV AIDS on African-American Community in

Words: 1921
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

HIV / AIDS on African-American Community in U.S. Certain diseases occur more frequently within certain communities or ethnic groups. In part, this can be connected to genetics, heritage, environment,…

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40 Pages
Thesis

Black Studies

Recession and African-Americans in the

Words: 11600
Length: 40 Pages
Type: Thesis

Edgar Hoover, makes public its continuing investigation into the activities of black nationalist organizations, singling out the Black Panther Party in particular, Hoover viewing the group as a national…

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