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  • Author Of Intro To African American History
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    FACTS ABOUT AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY. Introduction to Afro-American History A. Central theme-Quest for 1. Freedom, 2. Equality, 3. Manhood / Women Suffrage B. Reasons for the Afro-American Movement-1. Record sake, 2. Inspirational Sake, 3. Fight for the concept that blacks are inferior. C. African ism-anything that has an African origin D. Eras of History- Ancient (Stone Age), Medieval (Dark Ages History), Modern (Reform), & Current II. Discuss the four group of Black Historians. - The Author of...
  • Dubois
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    Web Dubois Massachusetts born man that was greatly admired in his later years by many of his peers for his big steps he took for the African American civil rights. After graduating from Great Barrington High School he went to the University of Berlin finding out that he had a great passion in African American history he went to the University of Harvard to broaden he knowledge on the history of African Americans. In 1895 William Dubois Became the first African American to be given a Ph. D. from ...
  • Collective Memory
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    Collective memory has become a topic of rather heated debates recently, both in political and sociological fields, and there are a couple of solid reasons for that. Certainly, there are a lot of horrifying and hideous acts that some countries and individual leaders have committed, and there are a lot of reasons why the present generation wants those acts forgotten by everyone. Although the individual members that can potentially remember those acts might be already deceased, the collective memor...
  • African Presence In Ancient America
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    African Presence in Ancient America (Part I) In the history of America, Christopher Columbus is generally known for the first contact of the New World (the America's). Although having concrete evidence most historians deny the African presence in the Americas before Columbus in spite of the physical and cultural evidence presented by Ivan Van Sertima and other scholars. Despite academic resistance and racist ideology, Ivan Van Sertima provides, in his book, They Came Before Columbus: African Pre...
  • Ulrich B Phillips And Eugene Genovese
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    Many African Americans today are challenged daily with a new obstacle. Simple routines such as progressing in school, finding work, or even finding a place to live have been made more difficult for the Black people. The question to ask would be who takes the blame, if blame can be placed on anyone? In the introduction to the Black Odyssey the author, Nathan Huggins, begins to outline how American history commenced with ignorance towards the African American experience up until recent research in...
  • Ghana And China
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    This forum was about Merz e Tate. The forum began with a very powerful introduction about preserving our history. If landmarks are demolished then we will not know who we are and we will have to turn to other people for our history. This welcome was brought to us by Spirit Central. Spirit Central is a group / organization that believes in remembering who we are, using spiritual methods to cleanse ourselves from colonial and white supremacy, and these principals are used to heal the damage that w...
  • Black History
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    My grandmother always told me, "You don't know where you are going until you know where you have been. Things just wouldn't be the same if we didn't have any evidence of where, when, or how, America was shaped by Black History. In my opinion", Black History" is just a classification of American history. Primarily because America would not be the free country it is today, if it were not for strong black leaders like Dr. Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks. African Americans have always showed strength...
  • African American Community
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    As an African American, the community that I identify with is the African American community. The most significant issue facing our community is racism. African Americans have made major progress in several areas of overcoming racism, but I feel that America still has a long way to go, as far as equality is concerned. In discussing race issues with my family and friends, we have all come to the consensus that racism will always exist for African Americans and it will always be a part of life. I ...

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