Monthly Archives: October 2013

African American Scholarship College Education

African American Scholarship By Low Jeremy The African American population had been the most discriminated race in the country for the past decades. This resulted to fewer opportunities for the Blacks and lesser chances for them to prove their worth. And the worst hit was their opportunity to study. Meanwhile, the new generation of African

Famous African American Models

The Black/White Ideal of Beauty In a 2004 paper, “Emulated Through Images: The Globalization of Misconstructed African American Beauty and Hip-Hop Culture”, written by Kerri Reddick-Morgan from Georgia State University, the ideals of Black and White beauty are briefly but concisely discussed and compared based on evidence found in popular media and throughout history. The

Famous African American Men

Famous African American Men Benjamin Banneker (1731-1806) Mathematician, Inventor Born on November 9, 1731 near Elliott City, Maryland, Benjamin Banneker was one of America’s greatest intellectuals and scientists. Benjamin Banneker was an essayist, inventor, mathematician, and astronomer. Because of his dark skin and great intellect he was called the “sable genius.” Benjamin Banneker was a

African American Store

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African American History

The 10 Biggest Myths About Black History That a people, once proud members of mighty African tribes, who had gone through slavery, pestilence, discrimination, segregation, and even natural disaster were able to survive and prevail against the odds is a prime example of the indomitable tenacity of the human spirit. Such a painful journey would

African American Hair Style

The history of “Black Hair and Beauty Culture” mirrors the intricacy of both African and American cultures. Over the years, African American hair has been associated with the ideology of white visual conception. Some people say that Blacks have embraced hairstyles and beauty methods that reflect popular European standards of beauty. However, Blacks have used

Milestones in African American Education

Milestones in African American Education 1837 Institute for Colored Youth founded by Richard Humphreys; later became Cheyney University. 1854 Ashmun Institute, the first school of higher learning for young black men, founded by John Miller Dickey and his wife, Sarah Emlen Cresson; later (1866) renamed Lincoln University (Pa.) after President Abraham Lincoln. 1856 Wilberforce University,

African American Chat Rooms

Chat Rooms, or IRC, is a method of conversing with other internet users, in real time, using a chat software program, or a Java plug-in which operates in your current web browser. There are many different chat channels, or rooms, covering every subject imaginable. Rather than posting a message on a bulletin board, and reading

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African American Baby Name

From ‘Apple’ to ‘E’- What were they thinking? I sat there, 8 months pregnant at the gathering as different individuals expertly shot down potential baby names. From “That was my ex’s name” to “Is that really a name?” I was amazed by how many friends and family felt compelled to offer advice regarding the best