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  • African American Studies Essay

    The discipline of studies sometime takes courses because of how effective it has in the community and because history has allowed scholars to reconstruct the concept of Africana World Studies. According to John Clarke, he describes through Saunders Redding, theory on how history has played a major part in the academic perspective on Black Studies. A history first distorted when the Europeans first travel and kidnapped thousands of African for enslavement. The study was to revamp the studies for Black Studies and to focus on the long historical roots that many western societies used to justify the enslavement and colonial system to do. As students, we first are introducing to World History. A history that fully distortion to benefit their views…

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  • The Importance Of African American Studies

    course of the years that African American Studies has been a separate functioning entity, there have been different ideological and political reasons for why African American studies are needed in institutions of higher education. Scholars such as Nathan Hare, John Henrik Clark, John W. Blassingame and Devere E. Pentony have given their own varied rationales as to why they believe African American Studies is a necessity within these institutions; if it is even one at all. Each of these men have…

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  • Sino-African Relations Case Study

    Introduction Problem statement The genesis of Sino-African relations started with the conference of Bandung in 1955. During that conference, China committed itself in establishing good relations with Africa. Sino-African relations are based on principles inspired from the ones of Bandung (respect of sovereignty, non –interference in domestic affairs, solidarity between States etc.). China’s diplomatic approach to Africa was far much different from the relations that African countries had with…

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  • African American Asthma Case Study

    million adults and six million children in the United States had asthma. A disproportionally large number of these asthmatics were African-American. According to ALA calculations of data from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), in 2004, African-Americans had an 11.5% higher prevalence of asthma than whites (American Lung Association 2007). While African-Americans represent only 12.1% of the population of the United States, they represent 25% of the asthmatic deaths. In 2007,…

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  • African American Family Case Study

    Case Analysis From a multicultural perspective, African Americans value family and religion. I believe this comes from the early African American family values from the “slavery days” because our ancestors had to endure and tolerate a lot of hard work, hardship, discrimination, and mistreatment. Because of this, they heavily relied on prayer and each other just to make it through each day. For most African American families, valuing family and religion still exists and many households, but…

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  • African American Cooperatives: A Case Study

    Statement of Books Purpose Collective Courage: A History of African American Cooperative Economic Thought and Practice details African American cooperatives in America during slavery. A cooperative is a company that is owned by the people who use their services. African American’s implementation of cooperatives during slavery proved courageous and dangerous at the same time. Overview of Book’s Content We learn from the introduction that the purpose of a cooperative is to provide quality goods…

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  • South African Gangs Case Study

    1. Introduction: There have been gangs in South Africa as well as the rest of the world since people were savvy enough to form peer groupings with similar values and similar objectives. There are many definitions of the term “gang”, all relatively different, but all share one common thread. It is believed that gangs are formed with a purpose of engaging in criminal activity to support themselves and their members. The first recorded South African gangs were formed in the mines in Johannesburg in…

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  • African American Teen Father: A Case Study

    This study will provide contribution to the field of psychology by gaining insight of the experience of being an African American teen father. This study will allow the African American teen fathers to share their interpretation of their experience as a father. Based on challenges experienced by adolescence during the adolescence stages identified by Erikson earlier work adding parenting to the equation could be a challenge. The field of psychology is a very unique science that explores the…

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  • African American Firefighter Museum Case Study

    1. The African American museum is the only African American firefighter museum in the whole United States. The name of the museum challenged me to write about this unique site .I was wondering what the history of this archeological site is. Why specially the African Americans as firefighters. I decided to search more about the African American museum; so that I can briefly get an overview about the history of this place. The African American firefighter museum is located in Los Angeles County in…

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  • West African Slave Trade Case Study

    Bristol became the largest English slave-trading port in the early for a short space of time following the removal of the monopoly of the Royal African Company in 1698 and subsequent gains which aided in growth of this portside city. A variety of factors aided growth including location of Bristol in relation to the Atlantic world, its economic connection with the many merchants trading with major slaving trading nations like Portugal and sending manufactured goods to parts of west Africa as well…

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