African Americans at Risk: Issues in Education, Health, Community, and Justice, 1st Edition

  • Glenn L. Starks
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  • ISBN-10: 1440800766
  • ISBN-13: 9781440800764
  • DDC: 305.896
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 832 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released August 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Overview

With all of the progress African Americans have made, they still face many risks that threaten the entire race or place segments in jeopardy of survival. This work examines the widespread problem and suggests solutions.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
Fact Sheet on African Americans in the United States: 2014.
Timeline of African American History in the United States.
Education.
1: Introduction.
2: Affirmative Action.
3: African American Studies.
4: Language and Cultural Barriers.
5: No Child Left Behind/Race to the Top.
6: Preschool/Kindergarten Readiness and School Choice.
7: Standardized Testing.
8: Voting/Political Participation.
9: Further Reading.
Health.
10: Introduction.
11: Alternative Healing/Folk Healing.
12: Diabetes.
13: Heart Disease.
14: Mental Health.
15: Obesity.
16: Domestic Violence.
17: Teenage Pregnancy.
18: Substance Abuse.
19: Further Reading.
Family.
20: Introduction.
21: Unemployment.
22: Poverty.
23: Marriage.
24: Divorce.
25: Alternatives to Traditional Marriage.
26: Gender Roles.
27: Housing and African Americans.
28: African American Leisure.
29: Further Reading.
Children.
30: Introduction.
31: Child Abuse in the African American Community.
32: Adoption.
33: Names and African Americans.
34: Parenting.