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Full-Text Articles in African American Studies

The Iowa Bystander: A History Of The First 25 Years, Sally Steves Cotten Jan 1983

The Iowa Bystander: A History Of The First 25 Years, Sally Steves Cotten

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

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Black Des Moines: A Study Of Select Negro Social Organizations In Des Moines, Iowa, 1890-1930, John Charles Lufkin Jan 1980

Black Des Moines: A Study Of Select Negro Social Organizations In Des Moines, Iowa, 1890-1930, John Charles Lufkin

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

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Mark Twain's Racial Attitudes As Related In His Works To Shifting Patterns In Tone, John William Miller Jan 1970

Mark Twain's Racial Attitudes As Related In His Works To Shifting Patterns In Tone, John William Miller

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Mark Twain's attitudes toward non-whites are seen to be thinly spread throughout the content of much of his published material. Because of this and because these attitudes are often vague and inconsistent, they are not easily explained. However, one overall pattern to these views seems to be evident. Twain most often vacillates between two extreme views or dual myths pertaining to a given race. These views generally represent popular myths current in Twain's own time, such as the myth of hereditary evil in Negro "blood," and the myth of white supremacy. Twain's affinities for and conflicts between ...


Malcolm X: Chronology Of Change, Rose-Ann Cecers Jan 1970

Malcolm X: Chronology Of Change, Rose-Ann Cecers

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

When a man dies, especially a man like Malcolm X, those who survive him often feel compelled to study his life. My own reading of The Autobiography of Malcolm ! indicates that the most important factor in his career may have been his ability to modify his own life greatly. This man made conscious changes in his existence. The four names he used symbolize these changes.


James Wheldon Johnson: Black American Poet, Diane Moore Jan 1970

James Wheldon Johnson: Black American Poet, Diane Moore

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

As a man James Weldon Johnson is fascinating if only for his many careers: lawyer, counselor to Latin America, founding father of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, lecturer, teacher, elementary school principal, novelist, essayist, song writer, translator, and :poet. However, it is as a poet that he most fascinates me, and as a poet he has not received attention proportionate to his accomplishments. In this paper I wish to trace his development as it moved through four rather distinct stages from his early dialect poetry to his later religious poetry (as represented by God's Trombones ...