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The Resource African American fraternities and sororities : the legacy and the vision, edited by Tamara L. Brown, Gregory S. Parks, Clarenda M. Phillips

African American fraternities and sororities : the legacy and the vision, edited by Tamara L. Brown, Gregory S. Parks, Clarenda M. Phillips

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African American fraternities and sororities : the legacy and the vision
Title
African American fraternities and sororities
Title remainder
the legacy and the vision
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edited by Tamara L. Brown, Gregory S. Parks, Clarenda M. Phillips
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The first African American fraternities and sororities were established at the turn of the twentieth century to encourage leadership, racial pride, and academic excellence among black college students confronting the legacy of slavery and the indignities of Jim Crow segregation. Among their ranks are legendary artists, politicians, theologians, inventors, intellectuals, educators, civil rights leaders, and athletes
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
African American fraternities and sororities : the legacy and the vision, edited by Tamara L. Brown, Gregory S. Parks, Clarenda M. Phillips
Label
African American fraternities and sororities : the legacy and the vision, edited by Tamara L. Brown, Gregory S. Parks, Clarenda M. Phillips
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt2jctpn
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 471-484) and index
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online resource
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cr
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mixed
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Contents
Pledged to remember: Africa in the life and lore of black Greek-letter organizations / Gloria Harper Dickinson -- The origin and evolution of college fraternities and sororities / Craig L. Torbenson -- Black fraternal and benevolent societies in nineteenth-century America / Anne S. Butler -- The Grand Boulé at the dawn of a new century: Sigma Pi Phi fraternity / William H. Harris -- Education, racial uplift, and the rise of the Greek-letter tradition: the African American quest for status in the early twentieth century / Michael H. Washington and Cheryl L. Nuñez -- In the beginning: the early history of the divine nine / André McKenzie -- Lobbying congress for civil rights: the American Council on Human Rights, 1948-1963 / Robert L. Harris, Jr. -- Sister acts: resistance in sweetheart and little sister programs / Mindy Stombler and Irene Padavic -- The body art of brotherhood / Sandra Mizumoto Posey -- Calls: an inquiry into their origin, meaning, and function / Marcella L. McCoy -- Variegated roots: the foundations of stepping / Carol D. Branch -- Sisterly bonds: African American sororities rising to overcome obstacles / Clarenda M. Phillips -- Racism, sexism, and aggression: a study of black and white fraternities / Tyra Balck, Joanne Belknap, and Jennifer Ginsburg -- How black Greek-letter organization membership affects college adjustment and undergraduate outcomes / Shaun R. Harper, Lauretta F. Byars, and Thomas B. Jelke -- The empty space of African American sorority representation: Spike Lee's school daze / Deborah Elizabeth Whaley -- "In the fell clutch of circumstance": pledging and the black Greek experience / Gregory S. Parks and Tamara L. Brown -- Future directions / Tamara L. Brown, Clarenda M. Phillips, and Gregory S. Parks
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9780813172033
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