Essays Tagged: "african american communities"

Hip-Hop on the Dip-Drop?

f the ghettos. As it began sprouting, hip-hop appeared beautiful and full of remedy for the poverty African-American communities endured. The Black Power and Black Arts Movements were in full swing an ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

This covers the case of "seperate but equal". It deals with segregation in America.

as very common. There were separate churches, schools, markets, busses, trains, and restaurants for African American communities. Starting in 1892, twenty-seven years after the Civil War, a man named, ... common practice of separation was merely an inconvenience, not something that reduced the rights of African Americans. Unfortunately, Mr. Plessy was found guilty of the charge. Many white Ameri ...

(1 pages) 19 0 2.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

African American Women and Music

The purpose of this report was for me to research and explore the connection between African American women and music. Since prior to the slave decades, music has been an integral part ... art of African American society, and served as a form of social, economic, and emotional support in African American communities in the past and present. This paper will cover three different types of ... addition to exploring the history of each of these genres of music, this report will identify three African American female music legends, Bessie Smith, Emma Barrett, and Mahalia Jackson.Blues emerged ...

(7 pages) 74 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

The Black panther party

s different from the legal segregation in the south but not any less repugnant or repressive to the African American communities. It was so ingrained into the culture and government agencies it became ... the culture and government agencies it became a form of institutionalized racism. It affected where African Americans could live, work, how much political clout they were able to attain within the law ...

(21 pages) 102 0 3.3 Feb/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Martin Luther King

Slow Walk of Trees" are based on the same concept. Both authors stressed views on the treatment of African-American people in society. They each argued the point of unfair treatment within the Africa ...

(1 pages) 332 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

reparations

. Such a payment promotes the very idea at the root of slavery: racial collectivism. Reparations to African Americans have already been paid, the reparations claim is an attempt to turn African Americ ... im is an attempt to turn African Americans into victims and it is sending a damaging message to the African American community. Also there is no single group clearly responsible for the crime of slave ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Elevated Causes of AIDS

ded in order to reduce the incident of transmitting AIDS. This deficiency is also a problem for our African American communities. Male African Americans are the leading culture in the world. To help r ... ded as well as HIV tests. Knowing your status would be helpful also in reducing this problem in the African American race and all other ethnics.AIDS stand for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. HIV ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Black Panthers Party

ck Panther party pushed their socialist programs and a call for social change within the cities and African American communities. This was attempted through their ?Ten Point Program? in which the need ... exemption from military service, police brutality and the need for a better social structure within African American communities. What started out as a need to supply only African Americans with the s ...

(12 pages) 35 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Black Panthers

ck Panther party pushed their socialist programs and a call for social change within the cities and African American communities. This was attempted through their Ten Point Program in which the need f ... exemption from military service, police brutality and the need for a better social structure within African American communities. What started out as a need to supply only African Americans with the s ...

(5 pages) 24 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers

Describe the main characteristics of a specific style or period in jazz since World War II

c originated around the beginning of the twentieth century in the Southern United States within the African American communities, combining African and European music traditions. It was in 1880, when ... bining African and European music traditions. It was in 1880, when the Atlantic slave trade brought Africans to the United States and we began to see music starting to cross boundaries. It is from thi ...

(7 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Most Significant Events

thods, which were peaceful in protesting the rights of the people in the United States that were of African descent. This organization was successful in raising the awareness of the African American c ... f they stood together as a unified group, they would be able to make a strong statement.Soldiers of African American descent during World War II, were fighting for equal rights. These soldiers were se ...

(6 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Hip Hop Culture

p Culture"Rap is something you do. Hip-Hop is something you live." - KRS-OneHip hop originated from African-American communities of New York City in the late 1970s. Since first emerging in the Bronx, ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community