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2020


African American Hair, Freedom, and Civil Rights: Using Film, Media, and African American Hair Styles to Analyze Civil Rights

Aisha Al-Muid
Keywords: African American, cinema, civil rights, film, freedom, Hair, Media

2016


To Write with Fire: Unapologetic Poets of the Harlem Renaissance and Black Arts Movement

Wendi Mungai Umoren
Keywords: aesthetics, African American, black arts movement, Harlem Renaissance, literary period, poetry, revolution, racism

2009


Looking at the Black Experience in America Through African American Poetry

Joyce Arnosky
Keywords: 5th grade, Black experience in America, African American, History, poems, poetry, Reading, writing

The African American and the Woman Suffrage Movement

Myrtle Bastien
Keywords: African American, African American women, class discrimination, disenfranchised, gender discrimination, High School, important struggle, partisan interests, racial discrimination, right to vote

Early Abolitionists in Philadelphia

Sandy O’Keefe
Keywords: abolitionists, 8th grade, African American, anti-slavery, Colonial America, end to slavery, Philadelphia, Quakers

2008


The African, Caribbean and African American Cultural Connection

Keysiah M. Middleton
Keywords: African, African American, aesthetic values, connect to Africa, cultural expression, Black Atlantic, dance, Food, interlinked groups, Music, language, pride, shared African background, shared awareness

Folktales: Trickster Stories Across Time – From African Ancestors to African American Rappers

Wilda Hayward
Keywords: African, African American, African Diaspora, African folktales, anthropology, ESOL, folktales, hip-hop, legacy, Middle Passage, rap, trickster stories, West African storytellers

Using Rap Lyrics as a Resource in the Secondary English Classroom

Lisa Kelly
Keywords: African American, analyze, African-based American art form, Bronx, city students, comments on current events, enjoy, literary devices, literary skills, literary styles, rap music, rap tells stories, relevant to student life, tells stories, trace themes

2007


Dance, Readings, Acting, Music, and Art (D.R.A.M.A.): A Study of African American Performing and Visual Arts in the 1940s – 1950s

Leslie Carlis
Keywords: acting, African American, Art, dance, Music, performing arts, Reading, visual arts

Paul Robeson, African-American Artist, and the McCarthy Era

Carole Chernecky
Keywords: African American, American Literature, Art, artist, Drama, Elgnish, Identity, Paul Robeson, social justice, social studies

The Harlem Renaissance

Richard P. Holmes
Keywords: African American, African American art, African American History, dance, History, Literature, Music, The Harlem Renaissance