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Monroe, Raquel - - 2011
Building off of the work of dance scholar Brenda Dixon Gottschild, the author argues that the American dancing body is a fusion of West African, ballet, and modern dance techniques. Yet, curricula in collegiate dance departments throughout the U.S. reduce West African dance and dances from the African Diaspora to ...
Green, Doris - - 2011
In 1964, President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act, which mandated courses on Black and Minority studies into the curriculum on a nationwide basis. Failure to do so would cause the loss of federal funding. At the time, I was an undergraduate student, one of only four Blacks in the ...
Amin, Takiyah - - 2011
The history of the term Black dance is explored with particular attention to contemporary and ongoing debates on its meaning, use and application. A summary of important historical and current uses of the term are engaged and explored in depth. A definition for Black dance and its application are provided ...
Porras, Jorge - - 2011
The main purpose of this paper is to analyze the poetic discourse of Afro-Colombian writer Candelario Obeso, as exhibited in his Cantos populares de mi tierra (Popular chants of my homeland, henceforth Cantos). The approach taken in this paper is both linguistic and socio-ethnic. Thus, it describes relevant 'Black Spanish'(i.e., ...
Maxwell, Ugwanyi - - 2011
The colonial experiences of most African countries have refused to go after many decades since the colonial masters left. This is as a result of the myriad of social, political and economic problems still facing the continent. Independence promised a lot of good things for the masses and this brought ...
Glocke, Aimee - - 2011
Using African/Black culture and the African worldview as the lens for examination, this essay conducts an African centered literary analysis of the Black novel entitled Jacob's Ladder by John A. Williams published in 1987. Not only will this analysis provide an in-depth cultural reading of this specific text; but it ...
Olayiwola, Abiodun - - 2011
The origin of video film genre in Nigeria is shrouded in conflicting views and contentions. Indigenous film historians and critics are yet to agree on who could be credited as the initiator of the video revolution in Nigeria. While some available documents trace this genre to Kenneth Nnebue's Living in ...
Mucina, Devi - - 2011
The aim of this paper is to highlight how colonialism has inflicted spiritual and physical injury upon the Black family through imposing its memory while systematically endeavoring to annihilate and extinguish any traces of collective memory. The ultimate goal of colonialism was to create Black bodies which had no history, ...
Agulanna, Christopher - - 2011
The Igbo term for a good person is ezigbo mmadu. It is a term that is descriptive of good character or positive moral conduct in a person or group of persons. Among the Igbo, a person is referred as ezigbo mmadu who possesses good conduct or moral fiber--qualities that are ...
Fairfax, Colota - - 2011
The unequal socio-economic terrain in American society yields the daily intervention of social welfare programs in the lives of African Americans. Government social welfare programs are stopgap measures for temporary support, as families struggle to enter the mainstream of American society. Yet, there are cultural developmental needs and human potentiality ...
Von Robertson, - - 2011
This study selected nine responses from a pool of twenty-six interviews, covering two time periods, with identifiable Black Seminoles. The interview responses were utilized to discern feelings of racism, discrimination, and exclusion of Black Seminoles by the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma. The selected interviews were evaluated through the line of ...
Wheeler, Evangeline - - 2011
We explore recent research examining racial discrimination and institutional racism as a critical factor in deleterious health outcomes affecting, disproportionately, people of African descent living in the United States. Physiological, mental health effects and other cognitive functioning difficulties are examined. We provide a new analysis of the intra-cultural differences which ...
Pressley-Sanon, Toni - - 2011
Using examples from Ouidah, Benin Republic this essay examines a few ways that the descendants of slave traders, enslaved and witnesses "act out" issues of trauma resulting from the slave-trading history, sometimes with the conscious hope of healing the physical and psychic rupture between African and African diasporic peoples; other ...
Erhagbe, Edward - - 2011
The internationalization of the struggles for the liberation of southern Africa played a deceive role in its eventual outcome. However, often not appreciated is the very tangible role Africans in the Diaspora played in this regard, especially those in the United States. Hence, African-Americans as individuals or through organizations mobilized ...
Muhammad, Baiyina - - 2011
The Baltimore Afro American newspaper's support for a Pan-African consciousness agenda for its readers was a significant occurrence in the history of the Black press. In its support of Pan-Africanism, the Afro American advocated an African identity and forged a connection to Africa and other parts of the Diaspora for ...
Zulu, Itibari - - 2011
Umut, Sema - - 2011
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