Black History

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  • The Black History Month: The Importance Of Black History

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    Black history month is an annual recognition of historical events that took place during slavery. This observance period is set aside to honor the lives and history of African American descendants, in many parts of the world. It is a way of giving honor to African Americans, and those who made it possible for African Americans to have a voice within white society. It is observed during the month of February, and is recognized as an historical cultural, and educational presentations across the

  • A Soundtrack To Black History: A Soundtrack To Black History

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    A Soundtrack To Black History was primarily a suited musical about inequality and segregation. Prairie View A&M University which started as a plantation and then developed into the second public coed institution of higher education. The play was primarily about how prairie view was from the beginning from being an all boy school for colored people to being a coed university for colored people. A play is supposed to give you an emotional work out. Theatre illuminates some aspect of the human condition

  • History Of Black History Month

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    of the Institution] More than a Month Introduction The purpose of Black History Month is to observe the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom for remembering important people and events in the history of the African diaspora every year. All three nations celebrate it annually in October (Jones, 2014). The documentary of Shukree Hassan Tilgham was based on carrying out cross-country campaign for ending Black History Month. One of the most earlier and historic civilizations are the ones

  • Black History : American History

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    society, is Black History Month still necessary to learn about Black History? Should it be removed or should we keep it? The argument goes both ways. Some ask why there are no other history months and others say that it is important to learn about the heritage of black people. Black History Month started as what was called “Negro History Week” by Carter G. Woodson in 1926. It was said to be the second week in February to coincide with the birthdays of two pivotal people in black history, Fredrick Douglass

  • Black History Importance

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    Black History Importance The time has come again to celebrate the achievements of all black men and women who have chipped in to form the Black society. There are television programs about the African Queens and Kings who never set sail for America, but are acknowledged as the pillars of our identity. In addition, our black school children finally get to hear about the history of their ancestors instead of hearing about Columbus and the founding of America. The great founding of America briefly

  • black history month

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    The Black History Month is a time when the children are taught about the inventions that were mostly done by the black pioneers. During this month, the children are taught on the most basic information regarding he black pioneers but the background information is not taught. Due to the shallowness of the lessons in this month, those taught concerning it carry very little significance of an individual such as Charles Drew having invented the blood plasma. This period is celebrated in the month of

  • The History of the Black Death

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    “The sickness apparently began in Central Asia. In 1347, Italian merchant ships returned from the Black Sea, one of the links along the trade route between Europe and China. The ships were dirty and infested with rats. Fleas living on the blood of infected rats transferred the disease to the seamen.” (Dowling, 2013) The disease appeared in two varieties, one caught by insect bites and another airborne. In both cases, victims very rarely lasted more than three to four days between basic infection

  • The History Of Black Nationalism

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    1/26/2014 By Any (Moral?) Means Necessary The history of the African-American struggle against the forces of racism and oppression is a long and complex one. It dates back to when the first groups of Africans were forced to the Americas against their will. A tragedy most aptly described when Malcolm X proclaimed, “We didn’t land on Plymouth Rock; the rock was landed on us (X, Malcolm). Since that point in history, over four hundred years ago, Black people in the United States have been fighting

  • Black History Essay

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    What is the definition of social justice? According to the National Association of Social Workers, social justice is “the view that everyone deserves equal economic, political and social rights and opportunities.” Unfortunately for some, this isn’t happening. According to CNN, one in 3 Americans are either at or below the poverty line, and 70% of those Americans are either women or children, partly due to the fact that women have lower minimum wages than men at work. In fact, according to the data

  • Black History: The Importance Of African American History

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    Technically all history is important whether it is the history that has been taught in schools for years or African American History. Both are important because they both play an important role to one another. They both represent both sides and it is important to know how they intersected with each other and how they played a role in how our society is today. The importance of African American History is so that people will know the heritage of their ancestors and give incite to how they were treated