Category: African-American

Stompin' at the Savoy

Bebe Moore Campbell

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Evita is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. Maria becomes more confident in herself and demands to be addressed by her given name of Maria Isabel Salazar Lopez and not Mary. I agree that ghettoization of black authors – of all authors from non-dominant groups — is a problem. Buddy tries to take over Sherman's body for good, but by the end Sherman realizes his inherently good nature is every bit as attractive as Buddy's good looks and manages to withstand a permanent transformation.

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Maniac Monkeys on Magnolia Street & When Mules Flew on

Angela Johnson

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In the video below both former ballerinas tell their stories of triumph and struggle to dance in the 1950’s and 60’s amidst racial discrimination. There is a strong preference for applicants of Korean [...] More In honor of the distinguished essayist & poet Kurt Brown, Laure-Anne Bosselaar Brown - Kurt Brown's wife and a faculty member of the Solstice MFA Program - and Lee Hope, Editor-in-chief of Solstice: A Magazine of Diverse Voices, underwrite an annual fellowship of $1,000 to a writer in any genre.

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Up the Learning Tree

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In order to build relationships with people different from yourself, you have to make a concerted effort to do so. Finding himself on the page -- and characters he could relate to -- made him who he is today. With every new rap album, Bedford-Stuyvesant driven fad and Spike Lee film, a new crop of wiggers appears. Hundreds of thousands of Hispanics and Asians have moved to the area since the 1990s and account for 32% of the 1.8 million people in the three counties, triple the number in 1990.

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Jamaica's Find (Reading Rainbow)

Juanita Havill, Anne Sibley O'Brien

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Derald Sue, we'll examine the implications of microaggressions on both workplace and learning environment. In another study using therapy clients reflecting about their experience in a cross-cultural counseling relationship, Pope-Davis et al. (2002) used a qualitative methodology to investigate client experiences. Then he stuck a hat on the Tar Baby and sat her in the middle of the road. The African background of African Americans, the institution of slavery, the development of the African American community institutions, and African American participation in and impact on the Civil War and Reconstruction.

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The Tapping Tale

Judy Giglio

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It’s about authenticity.” She’s been gratified by the reader response to her Hard Ink series, which includes a mix of white, African-American, and Latino characters; Hard to Hold On To featured an African-American hero on the cover. “Readers supported this hero and book as wholeheartedly as they had the others in the series,” she says. “African-American readers offered comments about how nice it was to see someone like themselves reflected on the cover and given the lead role of romantic hero, so clearly there’s an interest and a feeling that it doesn’t happen frequently enough with mainstream titles.” No matter how well-intentioned a writer may be, of course, the question arises: can white authors accurately portray the life experiences of people of other races?

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Kwanzaa for Kids!: The Kids' Guide to the Famous African

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Being a good neighbor today means investing in tomorrow's leaders and future workforce and State Farm has placed serving the multicultural markets as a key priority in the company’s growth and retention efforts. To learn more about Muse Communications, or to see examples of the agency's award-winning work, visit www.museusa.com. Multicultural Math: Lessons from the Mayas - Lesson plans, resources, online activities, and printables from NEA.

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Wildflower Digital Guide (Urban Underground)

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I would like to receive The National Black Calendar. Seymour's happy New York Knicks fan existence comes to a tragic end after he witnesses the assassination of his mother, a renowned civil rights activist. At the worst, language barriers may lead to misdiagnosis and inappropriate placement (Romero, 1985). He was sentenced to death after he refused to convert to Islam. When White authors tell stories that adhere to those notions, many audiences will no doubt be offended.

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The Kwanzaa Contest (Hyperion Chapters)

Miriam Moore

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Issues to consider include: "Feng Shui" (placement of objects for optimum energy flow); good and bad numerology; and the packaging of consumer health products. If it is not at all apparent that the concept of the State is presently losing or must lose its importance, conversely, it is certain that the State has to transform itself if it is to cope successfully with the current explosion of identities. A vital caution�where we are standing on shaky ground�is in the "misapplication of learning style theories" (Nieto, 2000, p. 143).

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Who Was Michael Jackson? (Who Was...?)

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This presentation will discuss practicable ways to support students who identify as Trans*, gender diverse, or gender variant without allowing a lack of enumerated protection to impede student success. Seek out good literature with a strong plot and believable character development. As many critics of the Internet have noted, the World Wide Web is a very white place; the lack of websites devoted to multicultural authors reflects this bias.

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Kwanzaa: Why We Celebrate It the Way We Do

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The author Alma Flor Ada had the misfortune of having a teacher Anglosize her name and she based this story on some of her childhood recollections. The Nation of Islam, a notable quasi- Islamic religious movement, also began in the early 1930s. [21] The Black Power movement of the 1960s and 1970s followed in the wake of the non-violent American Civil Rights Movement. In many situations, as people decide to move from one culture to another, acculturation into the host culture does require some adaptation and readjustment.

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