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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
African American fraternities and sororities.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2012
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Tamara L Brown; Gregory Parks; Clarenda M Phillips
|ISBN:||9780813135816 0813135818 9780813140735 0813140730 9780813136622 0813136628|
|Description:||1 online resource (553 pages) : illustrations|
|Contents:||Front cover; Copyright page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Pledged to Remember; 2. The Origin and Evolution of College Fraternities and Sororities; 3. Faith and Fraternalism; 4. Black Fraternal and Benevolent Societies in Nineteenth-Century America; 5. The Grand Boule at the Dawn of a New Century; 6. Education, Racial Uplift, and the Rise of the Greek-Letter Tradition; 7. In the Beginning; 8. Lobbying Congress for Civil Rights; 9. Academic Achievement of African American Fraternities and Sororities; 10. Lucy Diggs Slowe; 11. A Social History of Everyday Practice; PHOTO INSERT. 12. Sister Acts13. The Body Art of Brotherhood; 14. Calls; 15. Variegated Roots; 16. What a Man; 17. Racism, Sexism, and Aggression; 18. The Empty Space of African American Sorority Representation; 19. "Bloody, but Unbowed"; 20. The Continuing Presence of Hazing during the Fraternity Membership Intake Process Post 1990; Selected Bibliography; Contributors; Index.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Tamara L. Brown, Gregory S. Parks, Clarenda M. Phillips.|
""One of the first scholarly works published on BGLOs, "African American Fraternities and Sororities" not only provides a history of these overlooked organizations and their impact on America but