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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...

No Child Left Behind

Stuart Greene, Kevin Burke

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

No Child Left BehindIntroductionFulfilling the promise of Brown v. Board of Education has remained central to the struggle for civil rights in educati...

Pan-Africanism

Omolade Adunbi

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

Pan-AfricanismIntroductionPan-Africanism encompasses a variety of historical, political, literary, and cultural movements seeking to draw connections ...

Political Resistance

Sampada Aranke

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

Political ResistanceIntroductionThinking about political resistance requires an understanding of both what constitutes the political and its various a...

Print Culture

Heidi Morse

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Print CultureIntroductionPrint culture—or cultures of print, a designation some scholars prefer for its evocation of multiple and varying practices of...

Reconstruction in Literature and Intellectual Culture

Gene Andrew Jarrett

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Reconstruction in Literature and Intellectual CultureIntroductionThe era widely known as Reconstruction runs from 1865, the official end of the Civil ...

Reparations and the African Diaspora

Raymond Winbush

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Reparations and the African DiasporaIntroductionReparations are compensatory mechanisms devised by victims of crimes against humanity; paid by nations...

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