Encyclopedia of African American Popular Culture (edited by Jessie Carney Smith)

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Encyclopedia of African American Popular Culture (edited by Jessie Carney Smith)

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From the Apollo Theater to the Harlem Renaissance, from barber shop and beauty shop culture to African American holidays, family reunions, and festivals, and from the days of black baseball to the era of a black president, the culture of African Americans is truly unique and diverse. This diversity is the result of intricate customs forged in tightly woven communities not only in the United States, but in many cases also stemming from the traditions of another continent. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AFRICAN AMERICAN POPULAR CULTURE presents information in a traditional A-Z organization, capturing the essence of the customs of African Americans and presenting this rich cultural heritage through the lens of popular culture. Each entry includes historical and current information to provide a meaningful background for the topic and the perspective to appreciate its significance in a modern context. This encyclopedia is a valuable research tool that provides easy access to a wealth of information on the African American experience.

Professor Brown's entries are titled "Affirmative Action", "Brown v. Board of Education", and "Plessy v. Ferguson".

ISBN

9780313357978 (hb.), 9780313357978 (ebook)

Publication Date

2011

Publisher

Greenwood

City

Santa Barbara, CA

Keywords

African Americans, History, Social Life and Customs, Intellectual Life, Race Identity, Biography

Disciplines

Law | Law and Race

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Encyclopedia of African American Popular Culture (edited by Jessie Carney Smith)

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