Essays Tagged: "Afro-American"

Ebonics

Thesechanges have become known as Political Correctness.Ebonics is the political correct version of Afro-American English. I intend to showthat - and comment on how - racialism and competition affects ... t is Ebonics?Technically speaking, Ebonics is the vernacular style of The English languagespoken by Afro-Americans. The word Ebonics, origins from the words 'Ebony' and'Phonics', the name referring to ...

(14 pages) 390 0 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Anxiety and depression in african-americans

ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION IN AFRO-AMERICANSA major cause of mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety in individuals ... ession & AnxietyStress is everywhere in our lives and it can be found in two forms. The life of Afro-Americans is filled with both eustress and distress, but it is the high rate of distress due to ... g of fear and apprehension. The number of reported cases combining both depression and anxiety with Afro-Americans has dramatically increased since the civil rights movement, when scientists began rec ...

(6 pages) 190 0 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Art- always beautiful? Critical writing.

mber of these "artists" often create under the influence of illegal addictive stimulants. Sometimes Afro-American artists push the envelope a little farther than that and smoke "weed" on stage during ... the only ones that are abused, it is also the language. It seems like there is no possible way for Afro-American rap artists not to use offensive and explicit lyrics. There are absolutely countless e ...

(2 pages) 104 3 2.8 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Ebonics and it's connotaions and effects in society.

ome known as Political Correctness.Ebonics (i.e. Black English) is the political correct version of Afro-American English. To fully understand Ebonics, some historical background is needed. One has to ... e the American society.Technically speaking, Ebonics is the style of The English language spoken by Afro-Americans. The word Ebonics, origins from the words "Ebony" and "Phonics", the name referring t ...

(4 pages) 105 1 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Tute Presentation on 70s and 80s Rock Music - Fleetwood Mac, Genesis and Led Zeppelin.

f popular music development, a descendant of 1950?s rock ?n? roll.Originating in the mid-50?s, from Afro-American Rhythm and Blues music, artists such as Chuck Berry and Little Richard paved the way f ...

(3 pages) 63 2 3.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Autobiographical Essay on Movie Malcolm X

d his autobiography, so we have now the opportunity to get information of this both hated and loved Afro-American leader's life at first hand. The book "The Autobiography of Malcolm X," which he wrote ... wrote it down. After "The Autobiography of Malcolm X," Alex Haley completed his own contribution to Afro-American literature, "Roots".Historical and Political SettingIn the years around 1960, the Amer ...

(19 pages) 68 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Stomach Cancer

uffering from stomach cancer.The disease affects men twice as often as women, and is more common in Afro-American people than in Caucasian people. Stomach cancer is more common in Japan, Korea, parts ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Self and Identity in The Color Purple and The Bluest Eye.

Providing an in depth analysis of these texts, this essay attempts to illustrate how both of these Afro-American writers depict and resolve their respective protagonists' struggles.Religion is believ ... Logically however, one must ask...what interest does the white God (who is especially portrayed in Afro-American writings such as The Color Purple and The Bluest Eye as a further extension of Patriar ...

(11 pages) 137 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Precursor of Truth behind the History of the Sign: Henry Louis Gates' "The Blackness of Blackness: A Critique on the Sign and the Signifying Monkey"

ing in texts by blacks and denotes "black difference" in doing so. By trying to make the point that Afro-American authors can write literature to dispel the critics who have previously commented that ... d their differences." He states plainly that "signification is a theory of reading that arises from Afro-American culture; learning how to signify is often part of adolescent education" (987). Much li ...

(4 pages) 36 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Inner Pece

Salah O. Ahmed Intro to Afro-American Literature Professor Todd Duncan (This could use a longer conclusion) Inner Peace In t ...

(6 pages) 686 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Benjamin Quarles: The African American Registry - Negro History Bulletin, Rosalyn Terborg-Peen

tory Bulletin, Rosalyn-Penn). Professor Quarles was also active in the Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History (ASALH) from 1948-1984. He also help found the Association of Black W ...

(2 pages) 12 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Paul L. Dunbar

olume of poetry, "Oak and Ivy" was published in 1893. Many of his poems and stories were written in Afro-American dialect, of which he was initially most noted for (Martin and Hudson 16). His s ... s. In an editorial in a issue of the Dayton Tattler in 1890, Dunbar states, "You know well that the Afro-American is not one to remain silent under oppression or even fancied oppression. When kicking ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Fredrick Douglass

g that are irremovable. The sting of slavery and racism can still be felt on the heart and souls of Afro-Americans today.America?s industries and enterprises? fortunes are a result of slavery?s heartl ... read breaks Douglas out of the bondage of ignorance. Today?s lack of education is also keeping many Afro-Americans in a position of bondage. Racism has affected all plateaus of the Afro-American from ...

(2 pages) 13 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Black Leaders

did, but no action was taken against them. She believed in the press, but only the black press."The Afro-American papers are the only ones winch will print the truth, and they lack means to employ age ... ood and self-respect. By the right exercise of his power as the industrial factor in the south, the Afro-American can be demand to secure his rights, the punishment of lynchers and a fair trial for me ...

(4 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

African influence

ospel let you get loose and show people how to have a good time.Cornell West was right when he said Afro-American music was developed as a reaction to white-dominated melody’s such as “swing ... aren’t many ways that they can express themselves artistically in a positive manner. Now that Afro-American music has been accepted by all types of people here in the United States it has become ...

(4 pages) 33 0 4.2 Apr/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

What Impact Did Slavery Have on 19th Century America?

as deprived of all most all rights held by a free person. In the 1800's, one in five Americans were Afro-American.Before the Europeans arrived, West Africa was a part of a major trading network distri ...

(7 pages) 98 1 4.8 Jun/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Political Buddhism

Asia, going all the way back to India.Richard Hays (1997) stated, “the reason for European and Afro-American Buddhist disinclination to support the Republican Party is that in the United States t ...

(3 pages) 1019 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers