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African American fraternities and sororities : the legacy and the vision

Author: Tamara L Brown; Gregory Parks; Clarenda M Phillips
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, 2010, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tamara L Brown; Gregory Parks; Clarenda M Phillips
ISBN: 9780813129655 0813129656
OCLC Number: 642464858
Description: viii, 496 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Pledged to remember: Africa in the life and lore of black Greek-letter organizations / Gloria Harper Dickinson --
The origin and evolution of college fraternities and sororities / Craig L. Torbenson --
Black fraternal and benevolent societies in nineteenth-century America / Anne S. Butler --
The Grand Boulé at the dawn of a new century: Sigma Pi Phi fraternity / William H. Harris --
Education, racial uplift, and the rise of the Greek-letter tradition: the African American quest for status in the early twentieth century / Michael H. Washington and Cheryl L. Nuñez --
In the beginning: the early history of the Divine Nine / André McKenzie --
Lobbying congress for civil rights: the American Council on Human Rights, 1948-1963 / Robert L. Harris, Jr. --
Sister acts: resistance in sweetheart and little sister programs / Mindy Stombler and Irene Padavic --
The body art of brotherhood / Sandra Mizumoto Posey --
Calls: an inquiry into their origin, meaning, and function / Marcella L. McCoy --
Variegated roots: the foundations of stepping / Carol D. Branch --
Sisterly bonds: African American sororities rising to overcome obstacles / Clarenda M. Phillips --
Racism, sexism, and aggression: a study of black and white fraternities / Tyra Balck, Joanne Belknap, and Jennifer Ginsburg --
How black Greek-letter organization membership affects college adjustment and undergraduate outcomes / Shaun R. Harper, Lauretta F. Byars, and Thomas B. Jelke --
The empty space of African American sorority representation: Spike Lee's School daze / Deborah Elizabeth Whaley --
"In the fell clutch of circumstance": pledging and the black Greek experience / Gregory S. Parks and Tamara L. Brown --
Future directions / Tamara L. Brown, Clarenda M. Phillips, and Gregory S. Parks.
Responsibility: edited by Tamara L. Brown, Gregory S. Parks, Clarenda M. Phillips.

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