African-American (tagged articles)
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Anjali J. Misra - The period of time from the Bebop era to the present—mid-1940s onwards—has been an era of great cultural evolution in the United States, and in few groups more so than the African American community. A factor particularly significant in this journey, and... Keep Reading »
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Literary Repetition and Revision as Healing: Harryette Mullen and Suzan-Lori Parks's Collective Solution to Historical Trauma
Zeena Y. Fuleihan - Music functions as a source of healing in Toni Morrison’s Jazz, both to the bird who is inexplicably sad and for the broken relationship between Violet and Joe, the novel’s two main adult characters. The bird cheers up and regains its appetite once it hears... Keep Reading »
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The Uprisings of Nat Turner and John Brown: Response and Treatment from the Abolitionist Movement and the Press
Franco A. Paz - This paper examines two influential slave uprisings and the treatment these received by both the abolitionist movement and the press. The first section explores the country’s reaction to John Brown’s raid on Harper’s Ferry, as well as his subsequent... Keep Reading »
Do African-American Female Stereotypes Still Exist in Television? A Descriptive Character Analysis of Olivia Pope
Kendall King. - Scandal, the first network drama in decades to star an African-American woman, reaches millions of viewers on a weekly basis. This study examined if main character Olivia Pope is a reflection of popular AfricanAmerican female stereotypes in television. A sample of... Keep Reading »
How Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man Retold the Story of the Black American Experience for the Cultural Mainstream
Luke D. Mahoney - People love a good story. A good story can be intriguingly informative, a good story can well up deep emotions and a good story can carry culture, history and tradition. It was through storytelling that many ancient cultures preserved and passed down their understanding... Keep Reading »
The keyword African-American is tagged in the following 14 articles.
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