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Africans and African Americans: Complex Relations Prospects and Challenges By Godfrey Mwakikagile
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The nature of complex relations between Africans and African Americans is the focus of this study. The author looks at the factors which are responsible for this complex nature and which... More > collectively constitute a major obstacle to the improvement of relations between the two groups. He also looks at the prospects and challenges in the quest for solidarity between Africans and African Americans which has remained elusive despite concerted efforts by a number of individuals and a few organizations on both sides through the years to bring the two "peoples" closer. He also examines the nature of the relationship - not just of the relations - between Africans and African Americans. The nature of this relationship goes beyond a shared complexion and the author looks at the profound differences between the two groups across the spectrum which continue to complicate relations between them and even keep them apart.< Less
Africans and African Americans: Complex Relations Prospects and Challenges By Godfrey Mwakikagile
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The nature of complex relations between Africans and African Americans is the focus of this study. The author looks at the factors which are responsible for this complex nature and which... More > collectively constitute a major obstacle to the improvement of relations between the two groups. He also looks at the prospects and challenges in the quest for solidarity between Africans and African Americans which has remained elusive despite concerted efforts by a number of individuals and a few organizations on both sides through the years to bring the two "peoples" closer. He also examines the nature of the relationship - not just of the relations - between Africans and African Americans. The nature of this relationship goes beyond a shared complexion and the author looks at the profound differences between the two groups across the spectrum which continue to complicate relations between them and even keep them apart.< Less
African American United Methodist Churches in Missouri By Arnold Parks & John Wright
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A pictorial history of the African American United Methodist Church in Missouri. Traces the development of churches from the 1840s to the current date. Includes a description of the 35 churches still... More > open and those churches now closed or those which were only in existence for a brief period of time. Finally, there is a description of the now defunct Central West Conference.< Less
African American United Methodist Churches in Missouri By Arnold Parks & John Wright
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A pictorial history of the African American United Methodist Church in Missouri. Traces the development of churches from the 1840s to the current date. Includes a description of the 35 churches... More > still open and those churches now closed or those which were only in existence for a brief period of time. Finally, there is a description of the now defunct Central West Conference.< Less
A History of African-American Jazz and Blues By Joan Cartwright, M.A.
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Three essays and interviews with photographs by author and musician Joan Cartwright about the creation of blues in America by Africans captured for servitude on Euro-American plantations over a span... More > of 400 years.< Less
A History of African-American Jazz and Blues By Joan Cartwright, M.A.
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Three essays and interviews with photographs by author and musician Joan Cartwright about the creation of blues in America by Africans captured for servitude on Euro-American plantations over a span... More > of 400 years. This book should be read by music students and enthusiasts, alike.< Less
Academic Success For African-American Students By Bobby Allen, Ed.D.
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This mixed-methods study of 157 disadvantaged African-American students and six teachers investigated the effectiveness of an after-school tutoring program in improving students' grades. The reading,... More > English language arts and mathematics grades of student participants were compared using independent t-tests and analysis of variance. The grades of participants were also compared to corresponding grades of non-participants. Results showed significant benefits in all areas. The author asserts that there exists a better way to educate African-American students and assure greater academic success.< Less
Around the World with Great Authors By Honors World Voices Students Saint Mary's School
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This book is a collection of essays about authors from around the world. It is a collaborative effort from Vickie Posey's ninth grade Honors World Voices classes at Saint Mary’s School in... More > Raleigh, North Carolina. In order to analyze and learn world voices and cultures, the classes researched authors, wrote about their lives and contributions, and discovered why these authors are so important. The purpose of this book is to share information with others so that they can become more familiar with these important world authors.< Less
The Russell-Matson Family and Descendants: An African American Wisconsin Family History By Carol Jean Matson Calvin
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The Russells and Matsons were former slaves who survived the Civil War, to come North and become successful business people. This narrative describes four generations of their descendants who lived... More > in Wisconsin, Washington State, Michigan, and Illinois. The author, is Carol Jean Matson Calvin, great great granddaughter of the Russells and Matsons. She was awarded the Century Family Certificate from the Wisconsin State Genealogical Society for documenting that her ancestors settled in Wisconsin more than one hundred years ago.< Less
HOWARDSVILLE: The Journey of an African-American Community in Loudoun County, Virginia By Kevin Grigsby
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This book is about the rich history of Howardsville in Loudoun County,Virginia. Howardsville was founded by freed slaves following the end of the Civil War. The book will serve as a historical... More > timeline of the struggles and triumphs of the community from slavery through the years of racial segregation. The extensive genealogical research contained in the book will allow many African-Americans with roots in Loudoun County to rediscover their family’s past. It is from that past that younger and future generations of Howardsville descendants are provided with valuable lessons to help them uphold and cherish the legacy of Howardsville. The last names of the African-American families discussed in the book include: Howard, Basil, Valentine, Summers, Reid, Mitchell, Dorsey, Moreland, Cosberry, Gregg, Jackson, Grigsby, Peterson, Brooks, Young, Payne, Page, Scott, Peters, Gaskins, Pinkett, Gibson,Colbert and others. Hardcover copies will soon be available. Author's email: books.kevin@gmail.com.< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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