Essays Tagged: "african american men"

Analysis of a Personal Significant Life Stress.

e University my freshman year of college. During the second week, I was sexually assaulted by three African-American men and stalked at my residence hall following the assault. I knew one man out of t ...

(5 pages) 88 1 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Mary Church Terrell and Ida B. Wells: Where They Gentile Militants? or Plain Radicals of the Late 19th Century?

ian era (19th century) was an increasingly hostile environment for women (irrespective of race) and African-American men. Withstanding the disparities existing between Blacks and Whites during the lat ... th ease. Her decision to have a public life and fight for voting rights and found women's clubs for African-American women is a powerful indication of her resistance of prevalent social norms of the t ...

(8 pages) 32 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Lung Cancer

the United States during 2004. Therate of lung cancer cases appears to be dropping among white and African-American men in the United States,while it continues to rise among both white and African-Am ...

(4 pages) 87 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Workaday World: Crack Economy

s to working as a street prostitute because that is the only way of life she knows.The young Latino African American men profiled in Philippe Bourgois' "Workaday World--Crack Economy,"* are trapped in ... broaden his work skills and improve his economic situation. Bourgois asserts that young Latino and African American males who chose to work underground are actually taking initiative by refusing to b ...

(4 pages) 44 0 5.0 Apr/2004

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

Comparison of Martin Luther King Jr and Virgina Wolfe speeches

Similarly, in the speech "I Have a Dream" by Martin Luther King Jr., King discusses the struggle of African American men and women in southern states to obtain freedom, equality and happiness in Ameri ...

(3 pages) 30 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The expansion of suffrage with the passing of the 15th, the 19th, and the 26th Amendments. How the right to vote has expanded over the years in this country.

ncluding the passing of three very important amendments: the 15th, the 19th, and the 26th Amendment.African Americans were not allowed to vote at all before 1870. That year, the effort to expand votin ... cause of race, color, or previous condition of servitude. The amendment was intended to ensure that African American men could vote. Yet African Americans still did not have the right to vote until al ...

(1 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


s found in Timothy McVeigh's possession when he was arrested. The video also had clips of groups of African-American men making stereotypical remarks toward the white-Americans. They spoke of how for ... blood flowed into the popcorn."� This particular clip had a huge effect on me. I've heard of African-Americans being oppressed by the white-Americans since they created slave codes of the pre-c ...

(9 pages) 40 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

African American Women And Sports

The Connection between African-American Women and Competitive Sports Marian Moawad 205382841 Assignment #1 Inquiry Paper AS ... , male and female equal opportunities. Cindy Himes Gissendanner indicates how females (particularly African-Americans) participated in the endeavor and success of achieving equality for women between ... deavor and success of achieving equality for women between the two world wars. The determination of African-American women is evident as they disregarded how the white's and African-American men viewe ...

(5 pages) 24 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Obesity in African Americans

Overweight African AmericanAfrican Americans have a disproportionate share of the obesity burden. By the time t ... a disproportionate share of the obesity burden. By the time they reach the age of 50, 80 percent of African-American women and 60 percent of African-American men will be overweight or obese (obesity d ... t; fruit juice is pure sugar and contains more sugar than soda. The fast food industry has targeted African Americans, and it is no accident that fast food restaurants are concentrated in minority nei ...

(10 pages) 55 0 5.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Fifteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution: History, preceding events and effects

ate legislation." This amendment addresses the issue of suffrage for all races; it also granted the African American men the right to vote. Its main purpose was to enfranchise former slaves. It "was d ... g the amendment. They saw it as a promise being fulfilled. The irony in this situation was that the African Americans in the north were not allowed to vote. As expected, the confederate states were ag ...

(5 pages) 52 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government


Black Man Standing: The Media's Portrayal of African-American Men By Erin Donovan Documentation Style: MLA Name and Description of Target Audienc ... k men. It's even harder to believe how long this has persisted when we take into consideration that African Americans watch more television than any other racial or ethnic group in America (Kunjufu 54 ... metime TV's big three networks (ABC, NBC, and CBS)? There are primetime programs aimed primarily at African American's like The Jamie Foxx Show, The Wayans Brothers, and The Hughleys featured on secon ...

(6 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Bad Blood: The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment

ica government conducts an experiment that involves some six hundred low-income, largely uneducated African-American males, about four hundred of whom infected with syphilis, in an economically depriv ... study. Over its forty-year history, she was the only staff person who remained constant. Herself an African-American nurse from Macon County, she served as the glue between the Public Health Service ( ...

(4 pages) 84 0 3.7 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Obesity in African American Women

d with young females of an upper to upper-middle socioeconomic status and are thought to be rare in African American women. Recent studies, however, have called into question the generalizability of s ... ave drawn subjects from student or inpatient populations. Recent results suggest that the number of African American women who suffer from eating disorders, particularly bulimia, may be increasing. Re ...

(23 pages) 165 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Women's Right

rly yet. Although, women's rights have changed significantly for the good in the past two centuries.African American women had no say in which they were "mated" with. Owners often ordered mating much ... k, because he thought the cross would be good. Marriage ceremonies were sometimes performed between African American men and women according to their customs and beliefs, but the slaveholder did not o ...

(14 pages) 53 0 5.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Was Martin Luther King vital to the gaining of civil rights for African Americans?

ources One, Two and Three what impact did the Jim Crow laws have upon the legal and social lives of African Americans living in the Southern States?The Jim Crow Laws enacted in the USA's Southern Stat ... w Laws enacted in the USA's Southern States between 1877-1965� legalized segregation amongst African Americans and Whites in public areas under a "separate but equal" doctrine. African American ...

(8 pages) 11 0 0.0 Oct/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays

America Post Revolutionary War

part of the American way of life. Three constitutional amendments permanently changed the rights of African-Americans. The thirteenth, fourteenth and fifteenth amendments were responsible for these ch ... ted from depriving any male citizen of equal protection under the law, regardless on race. Finally, African-American men were granted the right to vote. As part of the terms for the South to be taken ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Incarceration of Minorities

judicial system and their laws is necessary as to ensure they are not discriminatory.IV. CONCLUSIONAfrican American men are the minorities in the United States however they are the majority within th ... he United States however they are the majority within the prison system. In the most of the states, African American men make up the bulk of the prison population with Hispanic men following and Non-H ...

(10 pages) 4 0 0.0 Aug/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community