Essays Tagged: "African-American history"

Toni Morrison: Bathed in Tradition

ble to reach many people on different levels. One such author who has accomplished this feat is the African-American author Toni Morrison. Morrison holds a great deal of prestige in the writing commun ... hat not many readers have been exposed to. Toni Morrison has found success in writing with tones of African-American history, folklore, and music. As novelist, critic, professor, editor, or mentor to ...

(10 pages) 145 1 3.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

African American History: "Heritage, not Hate."

When exploring African-American history, the most important things to focus on are that because of the times, black ... hard to rise above the boundaries of slavery and prejudice. However, the most portentous aspect of African-American history is that it's heritage; it's history; and it's over.Jane Minor was born as G ...

(2 pages) 43 0 4.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A Study of the African-American Mosaic: A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture

One of the many exhibits displayed at the Library of Congress is The African-American Mosaic: A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Cul ... s Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture. The exhibit covers nearly 500 years of African-American history in the Western Hemisphere. It includes books, periodicals, prints, photogra ... s Administration ("WPA"). The Library's purpose for presenting this exhibit was to spur interest in African-American history and to open avenues for academics to further research subject-matter relati ...

(2 pages) 43 0 4.1 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Discovering The Past

the Past In Arthur Schomburg's essay entitled The Negro Digs Up His Past, Schomburg wrote about the history of American Negroes. As a pubescent, he was told by one of his teachers that blacks had no h ... past for the remainder of his life. By doing so, he hoped to educate people on an important part of history and also to spread information that would avoid erroneous thoughts that blacks had no histor ...

(1 pages) 1072 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Blacks In A Dominant White Society

ts from the white society. Famous black writers such as Toni Morrison, wrote about African American history and how a black person face the difficulties of being black in a dominant white society. In ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Blues Stairway

Atatah Vasbinder 1302 December 4, 2000 Research Paper The Stairway of Blues Throughout the history of American Literature, there have been many great writers, especially some of the African A ... they preserve an immeasurable level of perseverance in overcoming the obstacles. (African American history seen in Poetry 1) The following analysis will show how Hughes uses oppression, tradition, an ...

(8 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

sandra Rush Benjamin QuarlesBenjamin Quarles served as a model to a whole generation of scholars in African-American history. According to "A Journal for Literary and Artistic African American Themes" ... storians openly questioned whether blacks could write objective history and they also believed that African-American history lacked sufficient primary sources for serious research writing. With carefu ...

(2 pages) 12 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Love Between Men and Women

he anger we may carry, our ways of behaving may show a lack of respect we have for one another. Our history contains nothing but negativity. Perfect example is Ayi Kwei Armah explanation of African Am ... can history, “wreckage of our people…what has been cast abroad is not a thousandth of our history, even if its quality were truth”, (Two Thousand Seasons, Armah, 209). Therefore, white ...

(4 pages) 65 2 4.1 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

African American usage of Magi

the world the writer creates, this genre allows African American writers to explore and portray the history of their people while exposing some unique African traditions and beliefs. Through an analys ... Lemmons' motion picture Eve's Bayou, one can see how this genre is used to explore African American history and plausibly depict certain African American beliefs and motifs.In Beloved, by Toni Morriso ...

(7 pages) 26 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

Dr. King

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Contributions to African American History Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a minister, philosophist, and civil-rights movement ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Trials and Triumphs of Robert E. Hayden

became an influential critical guide in the development of Hayden?s writing. He had an interest in African-American history and explored his concerns about race in his writing. Some of his famous wor ...

(5 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

African American History

ilding of this country. The down sides or negatives of reparations is that it will further alienate African-Americans from their American roots and further isolate them all American's other communitie ...

(16 pages) 189 0 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

West African Contact

HISTORY INTERNAL ASSESSMENTName: Courtni Ann AllenCandidate Number: 1003210012Center Number: 100321S ... t African presence proves otherwise.RationaleThe researcher has always been captivated by Caribbean History, peculiarly the debate on who first travelled to the ancient Americas. Seeing that the resea ... he word ka-ni which when translated into native phonetics gives us the word gua-nin. Basically, the history of the word gua-nin was tracked down and proved to mean ka-ni in the Mande languages of West ...

(9 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History