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O‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍ption 1 Compare and contrast the narratives of Frederick Do

O‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍ption 1 Compare and contrast the narratives of Frederick Douglass and Olaudah Equiano. Consider the different situations in which the authors wrote. Equiano was publishing during the time of the first real agitation toward the abolition of slavery, while Douglass wrote during the zenith of the abolitionist movement. How are their rhetorical stances on their lives as slaves and on the institution of slavery similar and different? You may also compare them in terms of style and structure. Where do…

RESEARCH PROPOSAL African American History On the Nation Of Islam 1. Questi

RESEARCH PROPOSAL African American History On the Nation Of Islam 1. Question (State your question in the past tense): How did the Nation of Islam influence blacks through Master Fard Muhammad, The Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad, Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali, Wallace Muhammad and The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan. 2. Summary (Explain why you need the answer to your question in 5 sentences) (Chicago Style): (1) A lot of African- American history teaches us how black people were mistreated and viewed.…

According to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, “The f

According to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, “The first minstrel shows were performed in 1830s New York by white performers with blackened faces (most used burnt cork or shoe polish) and tattered clothing who imitated and mimicked enslaved Africans on Southern plantations. These performances characterized blacks as lazy, ignorant, superstitious, hypersexual, and prone to thievery and cowardice.” Find an image that represents the minstrel shows and black face of the 1800s. Then, find a modern image…

Please read these instructions before you start the Critical Book Review of: Bad

Please read these instructions before you start the Critical Book Review of: Bad Blood by James H. Jones Your review should be in Chicago style format and include a cover page and bibliography page. The review must be a minimum of four pages not to exceed six pages, this does not include the cover page and bibliography page. Attached is an example of the way your cover page must look, if your cover page does not look like the example,…

Please write a 1000-word essay examining some element of American Muslim experie

Please write a 1000-word essay examining some element of American Muslim experience, history, or practice between the dates of 1865-1965, working only with the materials provided in class. As with the first short essay, this should be primarily a close examination of primary texts and/or discrete histories that illustrate the burgeoning diversity of American Muslim identity. You are free to choose any component of this history you like, but you might choose to examine Islam as claimed by Black Americans,…

Topic: My Daily Habit Create a short presentation describing either your daily h

Topic: My Daily Habit Create a short presentation describing either your daily habits. Create a PowerPoint presentation using photos. Below are some useful questions and vocabulary to guide you when deciding what to say. You do not have to address every question, but they may help remind you of all the things we've learned how to talk about in a simple, straightforward way. Questions: How do you get around? What means of transport do you use every day? Do you…

For the “Final Project” you will find four separate, relatively short (all are

For the "Final Project" you will find four separate, relatively short (all are less than 10 minutes long), YouTube videos displaying an aspect of black religion in America. After viewing these videos, you are to write a minimum 1500 word analysis addressing how each is a quest for complex subjectivity. Your analysis is to be based on the Pinn chapters, and I insist that you cite the Pinn text for any critical points that you make. This final assignment is…

The final Research Paper and Presentation will follow the same writing process a

The final Research Paper and Presentation will follow the same writing process as the earlier essays. For this assignment, students will compose a paper of 6-8 pages drawing on 3-5 sources. The final paper is to be a multi-modal presentation and paper that covers at least two of following areas of Black Studies: Art and/or Music, Economics or Politics, Education, History, African American Language (Black English), Black Literature, Psychology/Sociology, Religion, and/or Philosophy. I just need the actual paper written, I…

S‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍embene Ousmane’s novel, God’s Bits of Wood, is a gripping f

S‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍embene Ousmane’s novel, God’s Bits of Wood, is a gripping fictionalized account of a railroad strike in post-World War II French West Africa. Although the strike—as a conflict between workers and management—serves as the principal narrative device, Ousmane uses it as a frame to explore conflicts of all types, including: colonial state versus colonial subject; French versus African; sacred versus secular; women versus men; young versus old; tradition versus modernity; etc., etc. In a 1-2 page critical response to this…