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Health and Medicine

Thomas J. Ward

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2020-06-24

Health and MedicineIntroductionThe medical and health care history of African Americans is a small but growing field of historical study. Much of the ...

Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the United States

Crystal Sanders

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2020-08-26

Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the United StatesIntroductionHistorically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the United States...

HIV/AIDS from an African American Studies Perspective

Adam M. Geary

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

HIV/AIDS from an African American Studies PerspectiveIntroductionAIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, or HIV/AIDS) is a global pandemic, affectin...

Holiday, Billie

John Szwed

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Billie HolidayIntroductionBillie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan in Philadelphia, 7 April 1915; died in New York City, 7 April 1959) is considered by man...

Hopkins, Pauline

Kerri Greenidge

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Pauline HopkinsIntroductionPauline Elizabeth Hopkins (b. 1859–d. 1930) was the most prolific African American woman writer during the “post-bellum/pre...

Incarceration

Carlos E. Monteiro, Natasha A. Frost

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

IncarcerationIntroductionBetween the mid-1970s and the late 2000s, prison and jail populations across the United States increased in virtually every y...

Johnson, James Weldon

Noelle Morrissette

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

James Weldon JohnsonIntroductionFlorida lawyer, Broadway lyricist, US diplomat, poet, journalist, National Association for the Advancement of Colored ...

Liberation Theology

Anthony B. Bradley

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Liberation TheologyIntroductionLiberation theology generally refers to a theology applied to the core concerns of marginalized communities in need of ...

Literacy

Heidi Morse

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

LiteracyIntroductionLiteracy has meant different things to different people over the past several centuries in America, from constituting the first tw...

Lynching

Thomas Alan Dichter

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

LynchingIntroductionAlthough the term’s definition has long been contested, “lynching” generally refers to an act of punishment (usually lethal) enact...

Middle Class, Black

David J. Leonard

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Black Middle ClassIntroductionThe middle class is traditionally defined by income: while adjusted for inflation, those making from $39,100 to $62,000 ...

Moore, Audley

Ashley Farmer

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

Audley MooreIntroductionAudley Moore (b. 1898–d. 1997) was born in New Iberia, Louisiana, to St. Cyr and Ella Moore and had a relatively happy girlhoo...

Morrision, Toni

jan furman

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2020-09-24

Toni MorrisonIntroductionNovelist, essayist, librettist, book editor, teacher, scholar, and public intellectual, Toni Morrison was a major contributor...

Muslims, Black

Samory Rashid

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Black MuslimsIntroductionThis article offers an updated assessment of the literature on black Muslims examining recent developments related to black M...

Nat Turner’s Rebellion

Patrick Breen

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Nat Turner’s RebellionIntroductionIn Southampton County, Virginia, Nat Turner and six other men launched the deadliest slave revolt in the history of ...

Native Americans and African Americans

Kendra Field

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Native Americans and African AmericansIntroductionSince the mid-20th century, a significant literature has developed at the intersection of Native Ame...

Negro League Baseball

Leslie Heaphy

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Negro League BaseballIntroductionThe history of the Negro Leagues has been studied and written about by those in academia but also by many outside the...

New African Diaspora

Heike Raphael-Hernandez

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

New African DiasporaIntroductionAlso called the Second African Diaspora, postcolonial African Diaspora, or Fourth Great Migration, the New African Dia...

New Negro

Cherene Sherrard-Johnson

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

New NegroIntroductionAs the modest, meaningful gains of Reconstruction deteriorated into the racialized apartheid of Jim Crow segregation, an ideology...

Newton, Huey P.

Joe Street

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

Huey P. NewtonIntroductionHuey Percy Newton (b. 1942–d. 1989) is a singular figure in African American history. Born in Monroe, Louisiana to Armelia J...

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