Subject Search for: African-American Studies / Gender
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1.2931 Black Women's History as Related to Black Men's History
This paper concludes that Black women's history is intimately intertwined to Black men's history. Black men have been tormented by their incapacity to fulfil what they see as the ideal: to be the phallocentric masculine male, an ideology embedded in white...
Bibliography: 8 source(s) listed
Filename: 2931 Black Women's History.doc
2.2937 Women's Roles: Harper and Cooper.
This paper looks at how Anna Julia Cooper and Frances Ellen Watkins Harper both displayed the highest qualities of moral courage and selfless activism during their lives. That they accomplished even moderate success is a tribute to the worthiness of the causes they defended and the dignified manner in which they conducted themselves. In a time when being Black and female was considered by most other Black women as something to be endured, not challenged, Harper and Cooper not only endured and challenged prejudice and inequality, they pioneered a moral crusade that continues even today and serves as a shining example to victims of bias and prejudice everywhere. 4 pgs. 3 f/c. 4b.
Bibliography: 4 source(s) listed
Filename: 2937 Harper and Cooper.doc
3.5375 The Role of Women on Antigua: Jamaica Kincaid as a Post- Colonial Writer.
This paper critically examines the history and the perceptions of the feminist author Jamaica Kincaid in respect to the role of women on the island of Antigua. The paper is broken into the sections of a biography of Kincaid, a history of the island of Antigua, and an examination of her writings as they relate to women. 7 pgs. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
Bibliography: 10 source(s) listed
Filename: 5375 Role Women Antigua.doc
4.10239 Women, Blacks and Hispanics.
This three-page undergraduate paper discusses the struggle for equal rights, economic equity and political power women, African Americans and Hispanics from 1865 to present day. 3 pgs. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
Bibliography: 2 source(s) listed
Filename: 10239 Women Blacks Hispanics.doc
5.Race and Gender Roles in Toni Cade Bambara's "The Hammer Man".
This 4-page sophomore level essay explores ideas of race, gender, and identity in Toni Cade Bambara's short story "The Hammer Man", and suggests that gender and ideas of "norms" can be used either to oppress or to help people.
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Filename: 13671 The Hammer Man.doc
6.African American Women: A Historical Analysis of Activism.
This six-page paper examines the activism of African American women and discusses why they have often been ignored in African American history. The author discusses the Emancipation and Reconstruction eras, provides examples of how women worked on behalf of themselves, their families and the race, and analyzes the role gender played
Bibliography: 5 source(s) listed
Filename: 14084 African American Women.doc
7.17099 An Examination of Motivation Among African American Males of Junior High School Age in A Culturally Responsive Curriculum.
This paper defines and describes some select elements of education that could possibly contribute the "black- white academic gap" of scholastic performance between African- American and white male students. The critical and the interpretive models are used to accomplish these goals. APA Format.