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2021


A Geographical Analysis of Sites of African American History in Philadelphia

Hannah Zieve
Keywords: African American History, anthropology, Geography, High School, project based learning, Research, social studies

How Music and Song has Influenced Political Change in Africa and the United States

Carmen R. Carrion M.Ed.
Keywords: African American History, African music, Music

Critical Interventions into the Single Story of Africa

Pearl Jonas
Keywords: Africa, African American History, Bias, Culture, Identity, Music, narrative, perspective, project-based, Single story, stereotypes, storytelling

2020


Can the New Histories of Slavery Create Compassion In Youth

Donna Butler-Jones
Keywords: African American History, Black History month, Slavery

The Dis-Connection of Our Roots

Stephanie M. Robinson
Keywords: African American History, roots, Slavery

Lasting Effects of Slavery

Victor M. Pomales Jr.
Keywords: African American History, film, Slavery, social studies

2019


Teaching African-American History Through Contemporary Modern Poetry

Chanelle Harley
Keywords: African American culture, African American History, modern poetry, poetry

2017


Jazz as Black History: Teaching African American History Through Musicology

Matthew Menschner
Keywords: African American History, American History, Bebop, Grades 9-12, Jazz, Jazz History, Jazz Studies, Literature, Music History, Music Studies, Musicology, Swing Music, The Harlem Renaissance, The Jazz Age, World War II

From Civil Rights to #BlackLivesMatter: The Music Is the Movement

Amanda Schear
Keywords: African American History, African American literature, Black Lives Matter, Civil Rights Movement, Compare and contrast, Informational text, literacy, Music, Protest movements, Protest music, Social change, social justice

Music as Activism: Warrior’s Don’t Cry and Protest in the Civil Rights Movement

Renae Curless
Keywords: African American History, African American literature, Civil Rights Movement, integration, little rock, melba patillo beals, Music, poetry, racism, segregation

2015


The Impact of the Haitian Revolution on 18th Century Philadelphia

Keysiah M. Middleton
Keywords: 18th century Philadelphia, 18th century Philadelphia merchants, affranchise, African American History, American History, big whites, class division in Saint Domingue, Code Noir of 1685, Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen, eleventh grade American History, Exclusif, francophone, free people of color, French negroes in Philadelphia, French slaves in Philadelphia, gens de couleur libres, Girondists, Global Studies, grands blancs, Haiti, Haitian rebellion, Haitian Revolution, Haitians in Philadelphia, high school history, Jacques Pierre Brissot, literature of Haitian Revolution, Middle school social studies, ninth grade World History, petits blancs, petty whites, Philadelphia 18th century history, Polverel, Saint Dominguan slaves in Philadelphia, Saint Domingue civil war, Saint Domingue rebellion, Saint Domingue refugees in Philadelphia, Saint Domingue slave revolution, slave uprising, small whites, Societie des Amis des Noir, Sonthonax, Stephen Girard, tenth grade African American History, world history

“Moving on Up”: The Causes and the Impact of the Great Migration on African Americans

Tonya R. Oniyama
Keywords: African American History, eleventh grade, inquiry-based learning, ninth grade, tenth grade, The Great Migration, world history

(re)viewing bodies: The Walking Dead and Social Constructions in a Post-Apocalyptic Society

Tara Ann Carter
Keywords: “The Comet”, African American History, language arts, Literature, Reading, Social Construction, The Walking Dead, W.E.B. Du Bois, writing

“All of the Same Family”: The Fictional Science that Created America

Benjamin Hover
Keywords: African American History, African American literature, Enlightenment, Human Experimentation, Kindred, science fiction, Scientific Racism

Un-Zombied and Magically Black: A Kaleidoscope of the African-American’s Supernatural World

Wendi Mungai Umoren
Keywords: African American History, African American literature, Enlightenment, Human Experimentation, Kindred, science fiction, Scientific Racism

2014


The Seminole and African Collaboration: An Alliance for Survival

Keysiah M. Middleton
Keywords: Abraham, African American History, Alachua chief, American History, Andrew Jackson, Asi Yahola, Battle at Hatcheelustee Creek, Battle at Jupiter Inlet, Battle of Lockahatchee, Battle of Okeechobee, Battle of Wahoo Swamp, Ben Bruner, Black Seminoles, Coacoochee, Colonial Florida, Dade’s Massacre, Destruction of St. John’s Sugar Plantations, Duncan Clinch, Edmund P. Gaines, First Battle of Withlacoochee, Francis L. Dade, freedom fighters, Geechee, Gullah, History, John Caesar, John Horse, La Florida, Luis Fatio Pacheco, Micanopy, Micconuppe, Mikasuki, Native American History, Negro Fort Massacre, Osceola, runaway slaves, Second Battle of Withlacoochee, Seige of Camp Izard, Seminole maroons, Seminoles, St. Augustine, St. John Slave Revolt, Thomas Sidney Jesup, Tuskegee, Wild Cat, Zachary Taylor

2013


The American Civil War and African American Emancipation: A Documentary Analysis

Keysiah Middleton
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln, African American History, capitalism, Civil War, emancipation, History, Middle School, primary source documents

Freedom, Colorism, and Race and Place in the American South

Pat Mitchell-Keita-Doe
Keywords: African American History, Colorism, Gens d’ Couleur, History, Homer Plessy, Middle, Mobile, New Orleans, Placage, St. Domingue

Economic Restrictions and Opportunities of Freed People

Bernadette McHenry
Keywords: African American History, freedmen, High School, primary sources, Reconstruction, social studies

“Everybody But Me”: The Historical Implications of the Struggle for Civil Rights on Culture, Education, and Politics in the 21st Century

Erin Bloom
Keywords: African American History, civil rights, education, History, Politics, Slavery