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Black Greek-letter organizations 2.0 : new directions in the study of African American fraternities and sororities

Author: Matthew W Hughey; Gregory Parks
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2011.
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At the turn of the twentieth century, black fraternities and sororities, also known as black Greek-letter organizations (BGLOs), were an integral part of what W.E.B. Du Bois called the "talented tenth." This was the top ten percent of the black community that would serve as a cadre of educated, upper-class, motivated individuals who acquired the professional credentials, skills, and capital to assist the race to
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew W Hughey; Gregory Parks
ISBN: 9781604739213 1604739215 9781604739220 1604739223
OCLC Number: 650019945
Description: xvii, 342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Public realism: propounding a critical and empirical black "Greek" scholarship / Matthew W. Hughey, Gregory S. Parks; commentary Lynn Perry Wooten --
Passive activism: African American fraternities and sororities and the push for civil rights / Marybeth Gasman; commentary Rochelle Parks-Yancy --
Alpha Kappa Alpha, Community, and professionalism: constructing the significance of BGLO involvement in the life of Loraine Richardson Green / Yolanda Y. Johnson; commentary Laura Morgan Roberts --
Faith and fraternalism: a doctrinal and empirical analysis / Kenneth I. Clarke Sr., Tamara L. Brown; commentary Corey D.B. Walker --
Becoming men in burning sands: student identity, masculinity, and image construction in black Greek-letter collegiate fraternities / T. Elon Dancy II; commentary Marc Lamont Hill --
Black Greek-letter fraternities and masculinities / Reynaldo Anderson, Paul M. Buckley, Natalie T.J. Tindall; commentary Caryn E. Neumann --
Transforming racism: Asian Pacific American women in African American sororities / Edith Wen-Chu Chen; commentary Sherry L. Martin --
The realities and consequences of unconscious antiblack bias among BGLO members / Shanette C. Porter, Gregory S. Parks; commentary Kira Hudson Banks --
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., as filmmaker: the making and demise of countdown at Kusini / Robin Means Coleman; commentary Derek Fordjour --
"You make the letters. the letters don't make you": the construction of memory and identity in stomp the yard / Matthew W. Hughey; commentary Elizabeth C. Fine --
Challenging controlling images: appearance enforcement within black sororities / Marcia D. Hernandez; commentary Cynthia Lynne Shelton --
Factors that contribute to hazing practices by collegiate black Greek-letter fraternities during membership intake activities / Dwayne J. Scott; commentary Shuana K. Tucker --
Old school values and new school methods: preserving the integrity of the pledge process and defending against hazing liability / Dara Aquila Govan; commentary Michael V.W. Gordon --
Black Greek-letter organizations at predominantly white institutions and historically black colleges and universities / Terrell L. Strayhorn, Fred C. McCall; commentary Martia J.N.H. Brawner --
College student satisfaction and Greek organization membership / Stephanie M. McClure; commentary Roland Mitchell.
Responsibility: edited by Matthew W. Hughey and Gregory S. Parks.
Local System Bib Number:
ocn650019945

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