• Nationalism
    Founded in 1965 by Ron Karenga, US emerged in Southern California shortly after Watts exploded into a riot and Malcolm X was assassinated. As nationalist sentiment grew among African American organizations because of the impact of Malcolm X, US established itself as a cultural nationalist group. It called...
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  • African American Studies: Defining Discipline
    Instructor Gary Holcomb African American Studies 16 February 2011 African American Studies Definition Essay Two When defining any discipline that the world offers, it is important to discuss its origin, pre-disciplinary history, and its formation as an actual academic study. According to Professor...
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  • Current Lives of African Americans with Past Influences
    Current Lives of African Americans with Past Influences “It began at the edge of our homeland, where the verdant forests and tropical bush gave way gradually to the sandy stretches of the Guinea coast. It began at the mouths of the rivers, from that northern point where the Senegal and the Gambia pour...
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  • Development of African American Studies
    Development of African American Studies Scholars have dedicated their time and attention to furthering the discipline of African American Studies and can define the field with many different definitions. Through looking at the origins and development in the study we can see how it became a legitimate...
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  • African-American Studies
    African-American Studies The aspect of African-American Studies is key to the lives of African-Americans and those involved with the welfare of the race. African-American Studies is the systematic and critical study of the multidimensional aspects of Black thought and practice in their current and...
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  • Investigatory Project in Physics
    tradition and values. It's what we call Philippine history - rich and precious to us, Pinoys Let us create a vision for you to be able to see through our eyes as we reveal what we are all about as Filipinos with our native tongue spoken language as Tagalog / Filipino. What Filipino People Love Family...
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  • The Major Socio-Cultural Experiences of African Americans
    Experiences of African Americans African Americans make up 13% of the population in the United States, but most of these people did not migrate here on their own accord. This is where a lot of their African culture was destroyed. Most was lost through the enslavement of African people and the...
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  • Kwanzaa
    honoring African culture and traditions. It falls between December 26th and January 1st each year. Maulana Karenga, an African American professor of Black Studies, proposed this observance as it was first celebrated between December 1966 and January 1967. It is an important holiday not only in African cultures...
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  • Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade”
    “Holocaust of Enslavement” which was basically the incarceration and imprisonment of people not for committing criminal offenses but to be put to work for others. The “Areas that were involved in the European slave trade eventually prospered.” (Aca Demon) These areas took advantage of what they had in their own...
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  • Afrocentrism Versus Eurocentrism
    help to advance the cause of both Africans and Europeans throughout history. Some would argue that had it not been for Eurocentrism Afrocentrism would never have existed, and in a sense the former is responsible for the creation of the latter. The manner in which both ethnocentric ideas view the world...
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  • Rise of Capy
    notably in the arguments of what we now call the William’s Thesis. The prominent thesis is presented in the preface to Williams, Capitalism and Slavery. He definitively writes, “The economic study of the role of Negro slavery and the slave trade in providing the capital which financed the Industrial Revolution...
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  • Kwanzaa 2012
    CSI – Kwanzaa 2012 Kwanzaa is a seven day festival celebrating the African American people, their culture, and their history. It is a time of celebration, community gathering, and reflection. A time of endings and beginnings. It begins on December 26th and continues until New Years Day, January...
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  • Social Justice
    The New Social Movement Projects save The Youth with the Youth Self-Reliant African American Progress Now Ahmad Malik Williams The Holy bible reads, “Train up a child and a way he should go and when he is old he will not depart from it”. The youth are the future. I repeat the youth are the future...
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  • The Black Panthers, Hero's of the Black Community
    The Black Panther party for Self-Defense was an African American organization that was founded to promote civil rights and self-defense. It was active within the United States between the late 1960's into the 1970's. It was founded in Oakland, California by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale in October...
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  • The Origin of Christianity (Excerpt from Distorted Truths)
    Christianity: we will focus on the cult of Mithras, the veneration of the neteru Auset, the Essenes sect of Judaism and the Gnostics “philosophical” schools, which were composed of several branches. The cult of Mithras was highly popular in the Roman empire. Originally from Persia, Mithraism, by the end of the...
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  • Reparation for the Descendants of Enslaved Africans: Whats Psychology Got to Do with It?
    enslavement of Africans in America is examined, as well as conceptions regarding lingering effects of enslavement. The concept of co-dependency and its relation to racism and racists is explored, in the context of criticism of reparative efforts by the descendants of enslaved Africans, and the absence...
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  • African-American Street Gangs in Los Angeles
    African-American Street Gangs in Los Angeles by Alejandro A. Alonso, M.S. In Los Angeles and other urban areas in the United States, the formation of street gangs increased at a steady pace through 1996. The Bloods and the Crips, the most well-known gangs of Los Angeles, are predominately African...
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  • Muslim Slaves in America
    than a religion but an all inclusive way of life, also known as deen, which prescribes how they worship, behave, interact with mankind socially and in business, as well as their moral standards. Their Holy Book is the Quran which they consider to be the speech of God revealed for mankind as guidance...
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  • Black Art
    imagery and symbolism used to theorize the tenets of the movement; the movement, itself, being based on the idea that blacks and whites have separate histories, therefore having separate values and lifestyles. Never has America experienced such a radical work of art. Through “Black Art” Baraka painted a...
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  • The Life and Work of Harriet Tubman
     The Life and Work of Harriet Tubman One of the most memorable African American women known to this day is Harriet Tubman. Everyone knows her by Harriet Tubman, but what society does not know her by, is Araminta Harriet Ross. She decided to change her name to Harriet in her teens...
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