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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Tamara L Brown
|Notes:||Introduction: Black Greek-letter organization scholarship: a look backward, a look forward -- Pledged to remember: Africa in the life and lore of black Greek-letter organizations -- The origin and evolution of college fraternities and sororities -- Faith and fraternalism: a history -- Black fraternal and benevolent societies in nineteenth-century America -- The grand boulé at the dawn of a new century: Sigma Pi Phi fraternity -- Education, racial uplift, and the rise of the Greek-letter tradition: the African American quest for status in the early twentieth century -- In the beginning: the early history of the divine nine -- Lobbying Congress for civil rights: the American Council on Human Rights, 1948-1963 -- Academic achievement of African American fraternities and sororities -- Lucy Diggs Slowe: not a matron but an administrator -- A social history of everyday practice: Sadie T.M. Alexander and the incorporation of black women into the American legal profession, 1925-1960 -- Sister acts: Resistance in sweetheart and little sister programs -- The body art of brotherhood -- Calls: an inquiry into their origin, meaning, and function -- Variegated roots: the foundations of stepping -- What a man: the relationship between black fraternity stereotypes and black sorority mate selection -- Racism, sexism, and aggression: a study of black and white fraternities -- The empty space of African American sorority representation: Spike Lee's School Daze -- "Bloody, but unbowed:" making meaning of "Invictus" and "If--" for the shaping of a collective black Greek identity -- The continuing presence of hazing during the fraternity membership intake process post 1990.|
|Description:||525 S. : Ill.|
|Responsibility:||ed. by Tamara L. Brown, Gregory S. Parks, Clarenda M. Phillips.|
"<b>Contributors: </b>Tamara L. Brown, PhD - Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky