Essays and Research Papers on Historical Figures

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This 6 page paper examines an inventor and entrepreneur who also provided much to the world in terms of advancing the rights of African Americans. Walker is known for her hair tonics and salons. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Duke Ellington

  • 10 page paper

A 10 page paper which discusses Duke Ellington and then the women in his life, his Sophisticated Ladies. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

A 6 page paper which discusses the life and works of Garrett A. Morgan. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 6 page paper which examines the life and works of Lewis Howard Latimer. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Black Writers

  • 8 page paper

This 8 page paper compares the writings of Booker T. Washington, Frederick Douglass, Langston Hughes and W.E.B. DuBois and argues that DuBois's thinking was probably the most persuasive, and should have been followed more closely. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

All God’s Dangers

  • 7 page paper

A 7 page paper which analyzes aspects of All Gods Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw by Theodore Rosengarten. No additional sources cited.

A 5 page paper which compares the life and art of Alma Thomas and Romare Bearden. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 3 page essay that analyzes the text and the presentation of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I have a dream" speech which was delivered on August 28, 1963 to a huge crowd of Civil Rights marchers who had descended on Washington to demand full civil rights for African Americans. No additional sources cited.

A 4 page paper that discusses Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 3 page research paper/essay that briefly describes the positions of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois on black advancement and black education in the early twentieth century and then discusses which vision was more in keeping with the aspirations of Southern blacks and which vision was more realistic. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 4 page paper which illustrates how Sally Hemmings stands as a powerful southern icon. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

W.E.B. DuBois

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page paper on the life and work of W.E.B. DuBois. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 5 page paper which examines the life and works of Josephine Baker. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

This 5 page paper focuses on King but also compares his ideas to that of Joshua Heschel. Some quotes from King's works are included. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 4 page paper which examines the theory that James Earl Ray was not alone in his assassination of Martin Luther King based on William Pepper’s work “An Act of State.” No additional sources cited.

A 4 page paper which examines personality theory in the work of W.E.B. Dubois titled The Souls of Black Folk. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

An 11 page paper which examines the theological views of James H. Cone. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

A 6 page paper which examines how Martin Luther King Jr. has influenced and contributed to the social welfare of people. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 6 page paper examines three aspects of leadership, which are traits, style and situations. Each of these concepts is applied to the life and work of Powell. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 4 page paper provides some biographical information about Malcolm Little. It goes on to address his role as a civil rights leader during the 1960s. Various sociological perspectives are defined and applied. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 3 page discussion and summary of James Comer’s book Maggie’s American Dream. Bibliography lists 1 additional source.

A 4 page summary and analysis of the book The Golden Thirteen by Paul Stillwell. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Martin Luther King Jr.

  • 3 page paper

A 3 page paper examining how Martin Luther King Jr. has influenced someone. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

9 pages in length. Being the 'right' race has long been a barometer for how humanity looks at and defines itself. Even in global communities where blacks represent the primary ethnic group, there is nonetheless an intrinsic connotation of inferiority that materializes in the incidence of poverty, overpopulation and lack of education. ...

A 3 page paper which offers an analysis of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. No additional sources cited.

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