Black Power Encyclopedia

Author: Karin L. Stanford
Publisher: Greenwood
ISBN: 9781440840067
Format: PDF
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An invaluable resource that documents the Black Power Movement by its cultural representation and promotion of self-determination and self-defense, and showcases the movement's influence on Black communities in America from 1965 to the mid-1970s. * Gives students and general readers a comprehensive overview of the Black Power Movement and an understanding of its importance within the turbulence and politics of the 1960s and 1970s in the United States as well as in the context of modern-day civil rights * Provides insight into important concepts such as Black self-determination, Black consciousness, independent Black politics, and independent institutions * Features contributions from premier Black Power scholars as well as Black Power activists * Offers topical and biographical entries, a timeline of events, and a bibliography of key print and nonprint sources of additional information

Africana

Author: Anthony Appiah
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780762416424
Format: PDF, Docs
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Drawn from the acclaimed landmark in reference publishing, this incomparable one-volume encyclopedia of the black world is now within reach of every family, student, and educator. It brings the entire Pan-African experience into sharp focus, with entries ranging from "affirmative action" to "zydeco," from each of the most prominent ethnic groups in Africa to each member of the Congressional Black Caucus. Africana will provide hours of reading pleasure through its longer, interpretive essays on the religion, arts, and cultural life of Africans and of black people everywhere.

Encyclopedia of Black Studies

Author: Molefi Kete Asante
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761927624
Format: PDF
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Articles presents an analysis of the key individuals, events, and issues that are important to African Americans.

Encyclopedia of Social Problems

Author: Vincent N. Parrillo
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412941652
Format: PDF, Kindle
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From terrorism to social inequality and from health care to environmental issues, social problems affect us all. The Encyclopedia will offer an interdisciplinary perspective into these and many other social problems that are a continuing concern in our lives, whether we confront them on a personal, local, regional, national, or global level.

Encyclopedia of Race Ethnicity and Society

Author: Richard T. Schaefer
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412926947
Format: PDF, ePub
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This three volume reference set offers a comprehensive look at the roles race and ethnicity play in society and in our daily lives. General readers, students, and scholars alike will appreciate the informative coverage of intergroup relations in the United States and the comparative examination of race and ethnicity worldwide. These volumes offer a foundation to understanding as well as researching racial and ethnic diversity from a multidisciplinary perspective. Over a hundred racial and ethnic groups are described, with additional thematic essays offering insight into broad topics that cut across group boundaries and which impact on society. The encyclopedia has alphabetically arranged author-signed essays with references to guide further reading. Numerous cross-references aid the reader to explore beyond specific entries, reflecting the interdependent nature of race and ethnicity operating in society. The text is supplemented by photographs, tables, figures and custom-designed maps to provide an engaging visual look at race and ethnicity. An easy-to-use statistical appendix offers the latest data with carefully selected historical comparisons to aid study and research in the area

Black Power

Author: Charles V. Hamilton
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307795276
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A revolutionary work since its publication, Black Power exposed the depths of systemic racism in this country and provided a radical political framework for reform: true and lasting social change would only be accomplished through unity among African-Americans and their independence from the preexisting order. An eloquent document of the civil rights movement that remains a work of profound social relevance 50 years after it was first published.

Uncloudy Days

Author: Bil Carpenter
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9780879308414
Format: PDF, Docs
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The first true gospel music encyclopedia, Uncloudy Days explores the artists who profoundly influenced early rock 'n' roll and soul music and provided inspiration for millions of the faithful."--BOOK JACKET.

Encyclopedia of African American Politics

Author: Robert C. Smith
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438130198
Format: PDF, Docs
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An A to Z presentation of over 400 articles on African American politics and notable people, from the abolitionist movement to Whitney Young.