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African American culture and legal discourse

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Intellectual life,
  • African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- History,
  • Race discrimination -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History,
  • Law -- Social aspects -- United States -- History,
  • Law and literature -- United States -- History,
  • Literature and society -- United States -- History,
  • American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Lovalerie King and Richard Schur, with foreword by Gerald Horne.
    ContributionsKing, Lovalerie, Schur, Richard L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.86 A3316 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23208138M
    ISBN 109780230619883
    LC Control Number2009015664

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Moreover, his interests branch out into popular culture, civic discourse, and educational praxis. A Study of Language Competence. African-American culture is a term that refers to the culture of Americans of African descent in the United States. According to Sidney Mintz and Richard Price, the origin of African-American culture cannot be traced back to a particular geographical area or tribe in Africa as captives were shipped to the New World from different parts of the continent.

Abortion’s Impact upon the African-American Community. Interestingly, as journalist Jason Riley points out, at the time of Roe v. Wade “blacks were less likely than whites to support abortion.” However, a Pew Research Center survey now shows blacks as the leading proponents of abortion rights, with 62 percent favoring legal abortion.

Language, Discourse and Power in African American Culture - by Marcyliena Morgan July Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites. African-American dance, like other aspects of African-American culture, finds its earliest roots in the dances of the hundreds of African ethnic groups that made up African slaves in the Americas as well as influences from European sources in the United in the African tradition, and thus in the tradition of slaves, was a part of both everyday life and special occasions.

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