African Americans versus The Social Sciences

American segregation was a bitter part of American history. Even worse, though, are the securing reasons for the need of segregation and the defense of the institution. I will be discussing the method in which segregation came into existence in America and how the populace advocated such a policy. The issue of segregation in America […]

Why are most African Americans socially disadvantaged

African Americans have come a long way since the days of slavery, however they are still socially disadvantaged in ‘the land of the free’. The core of the problem as to why most African Americans are socially disadvantaged comes down to wealth inequality. If they had a relatively equal share of the wealth that white […]

Race and Improving the Lives of African Americans

When studying and comparing the lives and works of William Edward Burghardt Du Bois and Booker T Washington, the picture which emerges is that of two men, different in personality and in philosophy, but united in a profound sense of duty adn activism on behalf of racial and cultural concerns in American society. Although these […]

Police Brutality Against African Americans

To understand why there is such racism and police brutality regarding African Americans, first one must understand the origin of the Africans in the United States. The roots of the racism, thus, the ongoing cases of police brutality, it is first imperative to understand the beginnings. There were 20 million people kidnapped from Africa, by […]

Ethnic Groups and Discrimination: African Americans

Most African Americans are descendants from captive Africans held in America from 1619 to 1865. Throughout the years African American faced prejudice, segregation and racism. During the early part of those years and even today, African Americans still face prejudice due to the color of our skin, segregation because of the way we communicate with […]

Booker T. Washington vs. W.E.B. Du Bois

African Americans in the time period of the Harlem Renaissance(1920-1933) was during the post-slavery era. This did not mean that African Americans were free. Racism still existed and African Americans were not considered equal. During this time there were many African- Americans and those of the colored race who preached that all men be considered […]

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