eBook African American History and Culture: The Black Experience in America: From Civil Rights to the Present, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1615301771
  • ISBN-13: 9781615301775
  • DDC: 323.1196
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 280 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released March 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Overview

The outlawing of desegregation and attainment of equal rights facilitated a new era of possibility throughout American society. This book details the historic deeds that redefined the American landscape since the 1940s, examining the explosion of creativity that ensued in the areas of literature, music, and sports as African Americans explore new opportunities and prospects.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Overview: World War II to the Present.
2: World War II.
3: The Civil Rights Movement.
4: Urban Upheaval.
5: Soul Food.
6: Kwanzaa.
7: A New Direction.
8: Political Progress.
9: Other Contributions to American Life.
10: Television and Film.
11: The Cosby Show.
12: Literature.
13: Music.
14: Sports.
15: The Civil Rights Movement and Freedom Struggle.
16: The Movement.
17: Abolitionism to Jim Crow.
18: Du Bois to Brown.
19: Paul Robeson.
20: Montgomery Bus Boycott to the Voting Rights Act.
21: From Black Power to the Assassination of Martin Luther King.
22: Into the 21st Century.
23: Activism, Action, and Acts.
24: Affirmative Action.
25: Bakke Decision.
26: Black Nationalism.
27: Black Panther Party.
28: Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.
29: Civil Rights Act.
30: Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).
31: Freedom Rides.
32: Racial Segregation.
33: Sit-in.
34: Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC).
35: Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).
36: Tuskegee Syphilis Study.
37: Presidential Apology for the Study at Tuskegee.
38: Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education.
39: Voting Rights Act.
40: African American Literature Since World War II.
41: James Baldwin.
42: Ebony.
43: African American Theatre.
44: Alice Childress.
45: Lorraine Hansberry.
46: The Literature of Civil Rights.
47: Gwendolyn Brooks.
48: Amiri Baraka.
49: The Black Arts Movement.
50: Reconceptualizing Blackness.
51: Ishmael Reed.
52: Renaissance in the 1970s.
53: Toni Morrison.
54: Ebonics.
55: Alice Walker.
56: The Turn of the 21st Century.
57: Jamaica Kincaid.
58: John Edgar Wideman.
59: August Wilson.
60: African American Roots.
61: Jazz.
62: Field Hollers and Funeral Processions: Forming the Matrix.
63: Cakewalk.
64: Scott Joplin.
65: Sidney Bechet.
66: Ragtime into Jazz: The Birth of Jazz in New Orleans.
67: New Orleans Style.
68: James Reese Europe.
69: Variations on a Theme: Jazz Elsewhere in the United States.
70: The Cornetist Breaks Away: Louis Armstrong and the Invention of Swing.
71: Armstrong's Influence.
72: Scat.
73: Earl Hines.
74: Orchestral Jazz.
75: Johnny Hodges.
76: Chick Webb.
77: The Precursors of Modern Jazz and the Popularization of Swing.
78: Jazz Dance.
79: Ben Webster.
80: The Return of the Combo and the Influence of the Territory Bands.
81: Jazz at the Crossroads.
82: Billy Eckstine.
83: Cool Jazz Enters the Scene.
84: Eric Dolphy.
85: Free Jazz: The Explorations of Ornette Coleman.
86: Art Ensemble of Chicago.
87: Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians.
88: Jazz at the Turn of the 21st Century.
89: Jazz-Rock.
90: Gospel, Blues, R&B, and Doo-Wop.
91: Gospel Music.
92: Spiritual.
93: Blues.
94: WDIA.
95: Little Walter.
96: Boogie-Woogie.
97: Rhythm and Blues.
98: The Origins of Rhythm and Blues.
99: Louis Jordan.
100: Independent Record Labels.
101: Clyde McPhatter.
102: Rhythm and Blues in the Era of Rock and Roll.
103: Doo-Wop.
104: The Ink Spots.
105: The Platters.
106: Soul, Motown, Disco, Funk, Hip-Hop, and House.
107: Soul Music.
108: Solomon Burke.
109: Wilson Pickett.
110: Motown.
111: Martha and the Vandellas.
112: Holland-Dozier-Holland.
113: Disco.
114: Donna Summer.
115: Funk.
116: Kool and the Gang.
117: Go-Go.
118: Hip-Hop.
119: Origins and the Old School.
120: Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five.
121: Sugar Hill Records.
122: The New School.
123: LL Cool J.
124: Tommy Boy Records.
125: New Jack Swing.
126: Death Row Records and Interscope Records.
127: Hip-Hop in the 21st Century.
128: OutKast.
129: House.
130: The Warehouse.
131: Sports.
132: Baseball.
133: Segregation.
134: Integration.
135: Ernie Banks.
136: Boxing.
137: Floyd Mayweather, Jr..
138: Basketball.
139: Elgin Baylor.
140: Allen Iverson.
141: Football.
142: Fritz Pollard.
143: Bob Hayes.
Epilogue.
Timeline: World War II to Present.
Primary Sources.
Earl Warren: Brown et al. v. Board of Education of Topeka et al..
Barack Obama: Keynote Address at the 2004 Democratic National Convention.
Barack Obama: A More Perfect Union (2008).
Barack Obama: Inaugural Address.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Index.