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Sociological Concept of Family

In twelve pages this paper examines the theories of Stacey and Popenoe regarding the family from a sociological concept with Afric...

Culture, Demographics and Socioeconomics of the Black American Family

earned a bachelors degree by March 2000. This is considered as the highest degree of educational attainment ever recorded in Afric...

Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun and its Depiction of American Families

and harsh conditions, these family members work together, while arguing and combating one another, to move on and make their situa...

The Relationship of African-American Men to Conflict Theory

The handling of conflict is a major source of interest in American society. This paper discusses affective and cognitive conflict ...

African American Females and Discrimination

and even a lack of trust on the part of the black population (Zmuda, 2002). Women, in general, face a glass ceiling when attempti...

W.E.B. Du Bois/Double Consciousness

of measuring ones soul by the tape of a world that looks on in amused contempt and pity" (Du Bois ch. 1, para. 3). In other words,...

African American Writers/On Each Other

"this beautiful/and terrible thing," which human beings find as "needful a air" and as "usable as earth," will finally belong to b...

Illegal Immigration Issues and America's Agricultural Policies

facets of daily life, from job availability to health care and public education, but the list is growing, even to the long term af...

African American Culture and Child Rearing

community. Case workers admitted that they sometimes believe that African-American men in general are absent, peripheral or abusiv...

The Jim Crow Laws and Black Education

essentially starting from "ground zero," educationally speaking. In the South, it was actually illegal to teach slaves how to read...

U.S. and the Experience of the Latino and the Black

illegal to teach slaves how to read and write, as it was understood even in those days that knowledge is equivalent to power. On...

The Mass Media and Black Americans

6 pages and 7 sources. This paper relates the fact that the mass media has promoted a variety of ways of viewing African American...

The Sociology and Social Work Perspectives of Black American Pioneers

a greater effect on African Americans than practically any other book published up until that time. William H. Ferris writes in 1...

Overview of African American and Native American Ideologies and Globalization

took a vicious Civil War to legally end the "peculiar institution," although the South continued to pass such things as the Jim Cr...

Culture and Child Abuse

In five pages the African American community is considered in terms of the incidences of child abuse in other cultural comparisons...

The Constant Discord Between African Americans and Arabs

In five pages the reasons behind the discord between African Americans and Arabs is linked to the Islam religion that has been emb...

Movies and African American Males Bad Guys and Buddies

Fifteen films are discussed in this report of fifteen pages to consider how African American males are depicted and how they are t...

African American Women and Body Image

In five pages this research paper compares perceptions of African American women regarding their body size with the perceptions of...

Civil Rights' Struggles of African American Women

Rights Movement would emerge. From a sociological standpoint, Robnett recognized that dangers inherent in applying feminist stan...

African Americans and the Lack of Mental Health Resources In African-American Communities Has Created A Mental Health Crisis, Especially The Incarceration Of African-American Males

for decades to be a disease of the insane, mental conditions like depression that intensify juvenile delinquency have finally been...

Black Americans in the Construction Industry

Kingdom - is still predominantly that of white male, with a low representation of ethnic minorities, including African Americans i...

Critical Assessment of the Article "African American University Students"

Steward and Neil, p. 88). They continue: "... findings suggest that todays African American students are somewhat consistent in be...

Economic Self Sufficiency and the Role of the African American Church

This author notes that, "The church fought against the social injustices that African Americans faced in America," which is clearl...

American Medical Policies and Black Americans

rapid rate in the African-American community. Even with the growing number of new cases of HIV, some African Americans are still r...

The Condition of Education for Black Americans

know, were first brought over to the United States as slaves. At that point in time the African American had a different language ...

Marva Collins Model for Discipline

She also advocates the use of proverbs and poetry, as students to copy and memorize them, as these inspirational tools deliver "cu...

Culture and Personality, African Americans

a significant subculture in American society as a whole, as it accounts for 41.1 million American or roughly 13.5 percent of the p...

A Look at Civil War Black Soldiers and Sailors

slaves played a role during the Civil War in eventually seeing freedom is as follows: "By running from masters to become contraban...

The History of Black America as a Component of American History

5 pages and 3 sources. This paper outlines the different elements of Black American history, with a focus on the significant role...

Experiences of Immigrants

In five pages this paper contrasts and compares the immigrant experiences of the Native Americans, Mexican Americans, and African ...