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African American culture : an encyclopedia of people, traditions, and customs

Author: Omari L Dyson; J L Jeffries; Kevin L Brooks
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2020]
Series: Cultures of the American mosaic.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Covering everything from sports to art, religion, music, and entrepreneurship, this book documents the vast array of African American cultural expressions and discusses their impact on the culture of the United States"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
African American culture.
Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2020]
(DLC) 2019038749
(OCoLC)1119062427
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Omari L Dyson; J L Jeffries; Kevin L Brooks
ISBN: 1440862443 9781440862441
OCLC Number: 1119063262
Awards: Winner of 2020 Editors Choice 2021 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource (3 volumes (xvii, 1122 pages)) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: Volume I. Africa and the African diaspora --
African cultural influences --
African literature --
African music --
AfriCOBRA --
Afrocentric tradition --
Afro-Hispanic blending --
Ali, Muhammad --
Anderson, Marian --
Apollo Theater --
Ashe, Arthur --
Baha'i faith --
Baldwin, James --
Baptisms --
Baraka, Amiri --
Barbecue --
Barbershops --
Baseball --
Basketball --
Bearden, Romare --
Beauty pageants --
Beauty shops --
Birmingham Civil Rights Museum --
Black aesthetic, The --
Black and African American studies --
Black Arts Movement --
Black Atlantic, The --
Black Bourgeoisie --
Black churches --
Black English --
Black entertainment television --
Black history month --
Black Indians --
Black is beautiful --
Black Liberation theology --
Black Panther Black Community --
News service --
Black Panther Party --
Black Power and the 1968 Olympic Games --
Black Power Movement --
Black Women's Club --
Blackface minstrelsy --
Blaxploitation Films --
Blige, Mary J --
Blues music --
Boxing --
Break dancing --
Broadside Press --
Brown, James --
Brown v --
Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas --
Buddhism --
Buffalo Soldiers --
Business and commerce --
Caribbean music --
Car racing --
Cartoons and cartoonists --
Cheerleading --
Chesnutt, Charles W --
Christianity and slavery --
Cinema (1900-1945) --
Cinema (1946-1980) --
Cinema (1981-2019) --
Civil Rights Movement --
Coachman, Alice --
Colorism --
Comedy and comedians --
Comic books and graphic novels --
Composers --
Consumerism and shopping brands --
Cookbooks --
Cotillions and botillions --
Cowboys and rodeos --
Critical race theory --
Dance --
Davis, Ernie --
Davis, Miles --
Deejaying --
Douglas, Aaron --
Douglass, Frederick --
Ebony magazine --
Education (1700-1900) --
Education (1901-1953) --
Education (1954-1974) --
Education (1975-) --
Ellington, Duke --
Erving, Julius --
European art music, African Americans and --
Family life --
Family reunions --
Fanon, Frantz Omar --
Fashion --
Father Divine --
Federal Writers' Project --
Feminism --
Figure skating --
Fisk Jubilee Singers --
Folktales --
Food and cooking --
Football --
Franklin, John Hope --
Freedom Summer --
Funerals --
Funk --
Volume II. Games, video games, and toys --
Gangs --
Garvey, Marcus --
Giovanni's Room --
Golf --
Gospel choirs and singing groups --
Graffiti --
Great migration --
Greek Letter organizations --
Gullah-Geechee --
Hair --
Haiti, impact on African Americans in the United States --
Hansberry, Lorraine --
Harlem Globetrotters --
Harlem Hellfighters --
Harlem Renaissance --
Hendrix, Jimi --
Heritage crops --
Hip-hop --
Historically Black colleges and universities --
Holidays, festivals, and celebrations --
Horne, Lena --
Horse racing and jockeys --
Hughes, Langston --
Hurston, Zora Neale --
Identity formation --
Inventors and inventions --
Jackson, Jesse --
Jackson, Michael --
Jazz, Beginnings to World War II --
Jazz, Postwar to the present --
Jim Crow and segregation --
Johnson, Earvin "Magic" --
Johnson, Jack --
Johnson, James Weldon --
Johnson, John Harold --
Jokes --
Jones, James Earl --
Jordan, Michael --
Journalism and journalists --
Jump rope rhymes and games --
Juneteenth --
Kawaida --
King Jr., Martin Luther --
King, Jr., Martin Luther Memorial --
Kwanzaa --
Language --
Lee, Spike --
LGBTQ+ culture --
Liberia --
Libraries and research centers --
Literary criticism --
Literature (1700-1865) --
Literature (1866-1919) --
Literature (1920-1945) --
Literature (1946-) --
Locke, Alain --
Lynching --
Malcolm X --
Male crooning tradition --
Mardi Gras costumes and masks --
Marley, Bob --
Marshall, Thurgood --
McDaniel, Hattie --
McKay, Claude --
Medicine, Folk --
Medicine, health, and healing --
Middleton, Listervelt --
Milestone comics --
Military --
Million Man March --
Moorish Science Temple of America --
Moral uplift --
Morrison, Toni --
Motown Records --
Museums, monuments, and preservation --
Names and naming --
Nation of Islam --
National Museum of African American History and Culture --
Negro digest/Black world --
Negro Ensemble Company --
Negro leagues baseball --
Newspapers and periodicals --
Obama, Barack --
Obama, Michelle – Volume III. Pageantry --
Pan-Africanism --
Parker, Charlie "Bird" --
Passing --
Philanthropy --
Photography --
Playwrights --
Poets and poetry --
Poitier, Sidney --
Politics and government --
Popular songwriters --
Prince --
Punk rock --
Quilts and quilting traditions --
Ra, Sun --
Race records --
Radio shows and hosts --
Ragtime --
Rap music --
Reggae and Reggaeton --
Religious music, Beginnings to world War II --
Religious music, World War II to the present --
Reparations --
Rhythm and blues --
Ring shout --
Robeson, Paul --
Robinson, Bill "Bojangles" --
Robinson, Jackie --
Rock and roll --
Rock, Chris --
Rudolph, Wilma --
Scat singing --
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture --
Science and scientists --
Scott-Heron, Gil --
Sermons --
Shakur, Tupac --
Shucking --
Signifying --
Sissle, Noble, and Eubie Blake --
Slang --
Slave culture --
Slave music --
Soccer --
Social activists --
Soul and funk music --
Soul food --
Soul train --
Spirituals --
Sports, African American protests in --
Sports in the Nineteenth century --
Sports in the Twentieth century --
Stepping --
Stewart, Sly --
Superstitions --
Syncretism --
Tattooing and body adornment --
Television, African Americans in --
Tennis --
Theater and drama --
Third World Press --
Track and field --
Travel and tourism --
Uncle Remus tales --
Uncle Tom's cabin --
Underground railroad --
Universal Negro Improvement Association --
Urbanization --
Van Peebles, Melvin --
Vee-Jay Records --
Vodou --
Voodoo, tricks, and tricksters --
Walker, Alice --
Wedding rituals --
Wilder, Lawrence Douglas --
Williams, Bert, and George Walker --
Williams, Serena and Venus --
Wilson, August --
Winfrey, Oprah --
Womanism --
Wright, Richard --
Yoruba (Santeria).
Series Title: Cultures of the American mosaic.
Responsibility: Omari L. Dyson, Judson L. Jeffries, and Kevin L. Brooks, editors.

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"Covering everything from sports to art, religion, music, and entrepreneurship, this book documents the vast array of African American cultural expressions and discusses their impact on the culture of the United States"--

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