Altria Group, parent of Kraft Foods and Philip Morris, sponsored a multiyear initiative to help increase the number of African Americans
on corporate boards.
are already at the end of the totem pole socially, economically and politically," he said.
The second chapter concentrates on Ringwood's Journal, which ran during the downturn in African American
economic standing and political power of the 1890s, a period that gave rise to African American
women's activism and clubs dedicated to racial uplift.
The meaning and role of culture has been at the center of much controversy in research and public policy dialogues about the African American
For Harlequin, the Arabesque deal brings greater access to African American
authors, backlists and a loyal readership base.
Graham, Taylor and Hudley (1998) found that while African American
girls expressed academic values that were similar to their high-achieving white classmates, African American
boys expressed the lowest level of valuation for their high-achieving male classmates, reserving their respect and admiration for Black classmates who exhibited many undesirable classroom behaviors.
The dominant theme that asserted itself throughout this book was that of positive mental health, or resiliency, which was used to view current mental health issues among African Americans
. Harley and Dillard have amalgamated a skillful list of contributors, each with numerous accomplishments in the field, to emphasize this goal of positive mental health, which was thoughtfully and thoroughly executed.
Pritchett does not make the point explicitly, but Brownsville, Brooklyn is organized around the complicated interplay of "structure" and "agency" in the lives of African Americans
The Michigan Citizen featured interviews with African Americans
, African immigrants, Arabs, and Latinos who were in favor of the plan, along with legal and economic experts who proposed ways to overcome legal and other challenges to creating African Town.
Colley led in founding an African American
national organization, Baptist Foreign Mission Convention (BFMC).
It is important to note that researchers (Abrams & Gibbs, 2002; Denby & Alford, 1996; Gardner & Miranda, 2001; Troutman, 2001) have found that African American
parents value the educational success of their children.
The problems confronting the African American
community must be returned to the forefront of the nation's social agenda.