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Part two: 1896 – Present Introduction: The Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present takes up where the first set left off and brings readers up to the present day. Focusing on the making of African American society from the 1896 “separate but equal” ruling of Plessy v. Ferguson up to Hurricane KatrinaContinue Reading African American History – Part 2
Part One: 1619-1895 Introduction: It is impossible to understand America without understanding the history of African Americans. In nearly seven hundred entries, the Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895 documents the full range of the African American experience during that period – from the arrival of the first slave ship to the death of FrederickContinue Reading African American History Encyclopedia – Part 1
Cultural diversity, or multiculturalism, is based on the idea that cultural identities should not be discarded or ignored, but rather maintained and valued. The foundation of this belief is that every culture and race has made a substantial contribution to American history. However, many people remain opposed to the idea of multiculturalism, or cultural diversityContinue Reading What is Cultural Diversity?