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The Negro almanac : a reference work on the African American

Author: Harry A Ploski; James D Williams
Publisher: Detroit : Gale Research Inc., ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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From a historical review, through the history of civil rights organizations and growth and population of the black population, to the jazz scene and blacks in the Americas, sub-Saharan Africa, and the western hemisphere.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Encyclopédies
Encyclopedias
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry A Ploski; James D Williams
ISBN: 0810377063 9780810377066
OCLC Number: 22276065
Description: xi, 1622 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Chronology: Historical review --
Significant documents in African-American history (1688-1989) --
Growth and distribution of the black population --
Black family --
Black worker in the labor movement --
Black capitlism --
Employment, unemployment, and the labor force --
Income, earnings, and incidence of poverty --
Federal government and assistance programs --
Perspectives on black education --
Blacks in Colonial and Revolutionary America --
Black servicemen and the military establishment --
Black amateur and professional athlete --
Black writers, scholars, and poets --
Black artist --
Inventors and scientists --
Black entertainer in the performing arts --
Black classical musicians --
Jazz scene --
Black in films --
Black press and broadcast media --
Black religious tradition --
National black organizations --
Black woman --
Prominent black Americans --
Black firsts --
Slavery in the Americas --
Sub-Saharan Africa: Emerging nations --
Blacks in the western hemisphere.
Responsibility: compiled and edited by Harry A. Ploski and James Williams.

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From a historical review, through the history of civil rights organizations and growth and population of the black population, to the jazz scene and blacks in the Americas, sub-Saharan Africa, and the western hemisphere.

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