Academic Papers on Black Politics

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A 15 page research paper that examines the Great Migration of 1916-1919 when a huge number of African-Americans left the South for better economic opportunities in the North. The writer focuses particularly on the experiences of the state of South Carolina. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Nonresident or absentee African American fathers' involvement in their children's lives are significantly influenced by several factors. These include the relationships with the children's mothers, work schedules, multiple sets of children, and physical proximity. This 12 page paper sets forth different strategies that may well be implemented for each of the levels. Concerning the ...

A comprehensive, analytical 20 page discussion of the role that African-Americans have played in U.S. sociopolitics. Concepts such as Black nationalism (among others) and multiculturalism are explored. Bibliography lists at least 15 sources.

A 5 page, comprehensive essay discussing whether or not it is possible to have a unified "Africana philosophy" in a world where African-Americans have been so greatly dispersed. No Bibliography.

A 5 page analysis of the political strategy of deracialization as it is used in black political campaigns. This term refers to the refers to the conduction of a political campaign by a black candidate in which racial issues and themes are minimized thereby appealing to more white voters. The writer discusses the implications of ...

Negritude

  • 5 page paper

5 pages in length. The social, cultural and political events that helped to shape the concept of Negritude for Leopold Sedar Senghor, Leon Damas and Aime Cesaire were vast and far-reaching when it came to sculpting their individual interpretations of the word. In short, the birth of Negritude was the birth of Black Consciousness and ...

A 5 page paper connecting the prevalence of the theme of black people 'passing' for white in the 1920s with the way black literature emulated white modernism during the same period. The paper concludes that in both cases, white culture was seen as superior and desirable. Both a bibliography listing seven sources and endnotes are ...

A 7 page paper that compares Josephine Baker and Diana Ross and the contribution that each has made to the advancement of African American music. Included is a discussion of the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s and the effect this era had on black entertainment. Also included is a brief history of ...

This 5 page report discusses the parallels between the origins and evolution of Black politics and the Enlightenment's project of modernity. The shift from 'modernity' to 'post-modernity' has been duplicated in the process that resulted in the development of modern politics for the African American community in the United States. Parallels between the emergence of ...

This 7 page report discusses the parallels between the origins and evolution of Black politics and the Enlightenment's project of modernity. The shift from 'modernity' to 'post-modernity' has been duplicated in the process that resulted in the development of modern politics for the African American community in the United States. Parallels between the emergence of ...

A 15 page research paper on the reasons why African-Americans and Irish-Americans each have different, opposing views of Affirmative Action in the United States. The writer finds that their different backgrounds in this country (i.e. slavery vs. immigration) are the apparent reasons. Paper is pro-affirmative action -- Bibliography lists 12 comprehensive sources.

5 pages in length. Society has been struggling to overcome centuries of racism, racial conflicts and racial polarization. There is virtually no segment of society that is not affected by racial stereotypes, which are oversimplified or mistaken attitudes, opinions or judgments. From school children to the workplace, from the entertainment industry to the sports world, ...

Social Stratification

  • 5 page paper

This 5 page paper looks at the concept and defines social class in a variety of ways. Sociological points of view are employed as well. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This 5 page paper takes a look at society through three points of view in sociology. The perspectives explored are functionalism, conflict theory, and symbolic interactionism. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

In 5 pages the author discusses 'The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man' by James Weldon Johnson. The author attempts to show how 'passing' is destructive in that it prevents the narrator from finding his identity. He does not know if he belongs in the category of black or white. No additional sources cited.

A 15 page paper presenting a literature review and an abbreviated survey-based research seeking attitudes and reasons why Affirmative Action policies appear to be ingrained forever in our society. Research findings indicate that while individuals, both African American and white, believe that the very program tends to extend racial discrimination rather than alleviate it, none ...

This 11 page report discusses the history of affirmative action, the arguments surrounding it and possible solutions to some of the conflicts attached to the issue. The report also emphasizes the employment opportunities and lack thereof for African Americans that was a major factor in the development and support of affirmative action programs. Bibliography lists ...

A 16 page exploration of three decades of Affirmative Action policies. Includes the pro's and con's of Affirmative Action and an examination of current public sentiment towards these policies. Bibliography lists several sources.

A 10 page paper discussing the origins of affirmative action, how it has changed and why it has changed to incorporate women, various minorities other than African Americans, and the disabled. A section discussing the history of affirmative action as it originally pertained to the African Americans is discussed followed by a section which detail ...

Affirmative Action

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page paper that provides an overview of the issues regarding Affirmative Action as presented by two different authors, liberal economist Barbara Bergmann ('In Defense of Affirmative Action') and conservative historian Thomas Sowell ('Civil Rights: Rhetoric or Reality'). This paper demonstrates the complexity of the issues related to the Affirmative Action debate. No ...

Affirmative Action # 3

  • 4 page paper

This 4 page paper argues against affirmative action programs, with particular reference to 1996 legislation that sparked recent controversy. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

In 5 pages, the author discusses affirmative action and equal opportunity employment. Examples of both policies are discussed. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

A 4 page research paper that looks specifically at Rodriguez's autobiography, Hunger of Memory, in order to analyze his opinions on affirmative action. Rodriguez has a unique ability to see minority issues from a slightly different perspective. This perspective is enlightening even if one does not agree with his conclusions. For instance, Rodriguez is opposed ...

3 pages in length. The American white race has always been afforded the benefits of affirmative action, which has not set well with those of other ethnic backgrounds. Without having been formally established, this unwritten Caucasian preference has not only established a significant separation between and among the races, but it has also created deep-seated ...

A 10 page research paper including an 1 page Outline, examines the continued need for Affirmative Action policies instituted in the 1960's. Some authors state that American minorities still need Affirmative Action's protection; some state that we have moved beyond the quota system and that Affirmative Action has outlived its usefulness; ...

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