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6 edition of African-American culture found in the catalog.

African-American culture

by Catherine Nichols

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Published by Rourke in Vero Beach, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American arts -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Catherine Nichols.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesDiscovering the arts
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNX512.3.A35 N53 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3397679M
    ISBN 101595155171
    LC Control Number2005010730
    OCLC/WorldCa59817872

    Introduction to African American Psychology. 5 In this book, the term African American is generally used. However, in some cases, the term Black is used to retain the intent of authors in literature cited. African Americans may identify with other racial groups, and people the understanding of African American life and culture File Size: KB. African-American Lit, Book Beat, Reading Group, World Lit Celebrate Black History with Rochelle Riley at Rise! African-American culture, Author signings, Author/artist interviews and lectures, General.

    Museum Store Vendors. Thank you for taking an interest in the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) Museum Store as a vendor, artisan, or supplier. Our Museum Store proudly offers crafts, publications, recordings, and other merchandise that illustrate the richness and diversity of the African American experience. Christianity in African American Culture There are so many views on how the African American community joined a massive movement called, “Christianity”. This religion has been a key role in the lives of the African-American since being bought over to America from the motherland of Africa.

      Aminatta Forna ()Forna’s memoir, The Devil That Danced on the Water, was a daughter’s search for the truth of a murdered father’s last days, and for a country – Sierra Leone – lost.   African American culture is rich in tradition and American history. Americans of African descent represent many different nationalities, religions, and cultural backgrounds. While some Africans migrated to America willingly, others came as a result of forced migration from the slave trade. Even today, African American families are significantly impacted by two centuries of slavery.


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