ColorismThe idea that the amount of racism and discrimination that a minority person faces depends, in part, upon how...

Slave: Solomon Northup And Slavery From an historical perspective, Solomon Northup's Twelve Years a Slave...

Pioneer Social WorkersPioneers in the field of social work laid the ground work for programs, agencies, and policies...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: On May 14, 1954, he delivered the opinion of the Court, stating that "We conclude that in the field...

Frederick DouglassShort Biography on the Life of Frederick DouglassFrederick Douglass, born a slave, was the first...

Manning MarableIn his book Race, Reform and Rebellion, Manning Marable takes readers on an informative trip back in...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: " (Garvey, 26). His argument hinges on the idea that as long as the blacks of the world occupy an...

Race Relations in the United States in the 1930s: The Legacy of the Scottsboro TrialThe recent spate of race-related...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: The civil rights struggle focused on reversing legal decisions made in the late 1800s, which were...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: There is also an account of Maya's tragic personal experience of being a mother of a son who was in a...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: It is hard for people in the modern period to understand exactly what it must have been life for...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: He worked hard to promote betterment through education and believed that education would be the key...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: "6. O'Leary, Mary E. "Education Gap Threatens State Economy." The Herald Online. Retrieved November 13...

Assassination of President Lincoln was not merely a tragic event because it marked the death of the man who had led...

Barack Obama. Obama's feelings about his black heritage and his white family are discussed. His reasons for running...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: 107).Equiano took off when he was free to travel the world, as he was an experienced seaman. He spent...

Caucasia - Danzy SennaThe historical and social context of the novel Caucasia, by Danzy Senna, is the 1970s in America...

Ida B. WellsA Biography of Ida B. WellsWithin the framework of American history, Ida B. Wells may be called a child of...

LynchingsIda B. Wells-Barnett was an African-American woman and journalist noted for her work in detailing the...

Up From Slavery" by Booker T. Washington and "The Souls of Black Folk" by W.E.B. DuBois in the book "Three Negro...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: In "Narratives of the Life," Douglass wrote:Sincerely and earnestly hoping that this little book may...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: White southerners are usually portrayed as violent, scary bigots, bereft of any explicit merit that...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: Klarman explains that the symbolism of Brown had a powerful and positive effect on black Americans...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: Considering that most slaves struggled to act in accordance with what their masters wanted from them...

African-American History: Brown v. Board of EducationAfrican-Americans have had a long and painful encounter with...

Arts of the Contact Zone by Mary Louise Pratt [...] Pratt's essay and methodology as it relates to Martin Luther...

African-American Families 1950s ABAnnotated BibliographyAfrican-American Families in the 1950sPrimary SourcesLorraine...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: The three most notable African-American abolitionists were: David Walker, Frederick Douglass, and...

Slave by Soloman Northup [...] slavery from Northup's perspective compare with the perspective of two other former...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: They were told that "We don't serve colored here" (Pastan, 42). The men sat at the lunch counter...