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"Affirmative Action" (15294 hits)
Affirmative action refers to policies intended to promote access to education or employment aimed at a historically, socio-politically non-dominant group that is typically, minorities or women. ...
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"Afro" (43801 hits)
An ¡°afro,¡± sometimes called a "natural" or shortened to "fro," is a hairstyle in which the hair extends out from the head like a halo, cloud or ball. ...
Posted Friday, February 22nd 2008 at 3:40PM
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"Blackface" (34528 hits)
“Blackface” is a style of theatrical makeup that originated in the United States, and is used to make an actor look like a Black person, but in a very exaggerated way. ...
Posted Tuesday, January 8th 2008 at 1:23PM
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"Desegregation" (17020 hits)
Desegregation is the process of ending racial segregation. It’s most commonly used in reference to the United States. Desegregation was a focus of the American Civil Rights Movement, both before and after the United States Supreme Court's decision in Brown v. Board of Education. ...
Posted Thursday, December 20th 2007 at 6:31PM
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"Dunkadelic" (10578 hits)
The NBA Inside Stuff Special Collector's Edition Dunkadelic Issue Kobe, T-Mac, LeBron, and Vince Da Dunk ...
Posted Thursday, January 10th 2008 at 6:52PM
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"Gullah" (32375 hits)
The “Gullah” peoples are Black people who live in the low country region of South Carolina and Georgia, which includes both the coastal plain and the Sea Islands. ...
Posted Monday, March 10th 2008 at 4:07PM
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"Jazz" (10875 hits)
Jazz is an original American musical art form which originated around the beginning of the 20th century in Black communities in the Southern United States out of a confluence of African and European music traditions. ...
Posted Wednesday, February 13th 2008 at 2:28PM
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"Jim Crow" (36734 hits)
The Jim Crow laws were state and local laws enacted in the Southern and border states of the United States and enforced between 1876 and 1965. ...
Posted Tuesday, January 8th 2008 at 1:32PM
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"The Black National Anthem" (73836 hits)
"Lift Every Voice and Sing," also known as "The Negro National Anthem," was written as a poem by James Weldon Johnson and then set to music by his brother, John Rosamond Johnson, in 1900. ...
Posted Tuesday, January 29th 2008 at 3:27PM
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"Uncle Tom" (18075 hits)
Uncle Tom is a pejorative term for a Black person who is perceived by others as behaving in a subservient manner to White-Americans, or as seeking ingratiation with them by way of unnecessary accommodation. ...
Posted Tuesday, January 8th 2008 at 1:18PM
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"We Shall Overcome" (12817 hits)
"We Shall Overcome" is a protest song that became a key anthem of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement. ...
Posted Thursday, February 7th 2008 at 4:52PM
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Black Hiistory Facts (4153 hits)
Can you send me some black history facts that's kind of outside the lines and some what different? ...
Posted Thursday, August 19th 2010 at 9:56AM
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DOWN WITH THE APARTHEID (1403 hits)
A RIGID SEGREGATIONIST SYSTEM SET UP IN SOUTH AFRICA BY THE RULING WHITE POPULATION SHORTLY AFTER THE VICTORY OF THE NATIONALIST PARTY IN 1948. BLACK AFRICANS HAD ALREADY BEEN DENIED THE VOTE EVEN BEFORE THE UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA WAS FORMED IN 1910. ...
Posted Sunday, June 17th 2012 at 2:03AM
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HistEbony (1562 hits)
FORMATION: HistEbony...the blending of "history" and "ebony" ... DEFINITION: the yearlong celebration of Black History - The spelling of HistEbony is correct. The capital “E” in “ebony” is purposely used to show the formation of a portmantea ...
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NIGGER (1173 hits)
Endearing term used to identify people with disease black skin. ...
Posted Wednesday, December 19th 2012 at 5:20AM
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