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Full-Text Articles in African American Studies

Ua12/2/1 Walk The Line, Wku Student Affairs May 2008

Ua12/2/1 Walk The Line, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

Special commencement edition of the College Heights Herald.


Street-Ball: The Myth Of The Ghetto Basketball Star, Vincent F. Mcsweeney May 2008

Street-Ball: The Myth Of The Ghetto Basketball Star, Vincent F. Mcsweeney

Honors Scholar Theses

In recent decades, countless scholars have examined the developing trend of African American dominance in United States’ professional sports. Many have hypothesized that this over-representation is caused by the presumed reliance on sports as an avenue out of poverty for the African American youths. This trend, it is believed, has a highly detrimental effect the African American community. In actuality, this argument is flawed because it works under the stereotypical assumption that the overwhelming majority of African Americans come from abject poverty. To dispel this fallacy, the author has analyzed the upbringings of each All-National Basketball League First Team player ...


Hip Hop Is Dead: The Rhetoric Of Hip Hop, Kalyana Champlain May 2008

Hip Hop Is Dead: The Rhetoric Of Hip Hop, Kalyana Champlain

Senior Honors Projects

There is no doubt that Hip Hop has become a most influential international force. This animal has had many faces: two of these faces have been as a political tool as displayed by Public Enemy, and as a therapeutic release-- as I discovered while in AmeriCorps interning at AS220 for a program called Hip Hop 220, in which we took underprivileged youth and helped them to channel their energy through this art form. However, there is a dark side to this culture that includes extreme misogyny, self- sabotage, hatred, and an unhealthy obsession with status. As I reflected on these ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 52, Wku Student Affairs May 2008

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 52, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 51, Wku Student Affairs Apr 2008

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 51, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Roberts, Beverly, Roberts, Beverly. Interview: Bronx African American History Project Apr 2008

Roberts, Beverly, Roberts, Beverly. Interview: Bronx African American History Project

Oral Histories

Beverly Roberts (b. 06/09/51) is the president of the Parkchester branch of the NAACP. Roberts was born and raised in New York. She lived in San Juan Hill in Manhattan until she was five, and then she, her three siblings, and her New York- born mother moved to the West Farms neighborhood of the Bronx. At the time, Roberts’ family was part of West Farms’ minority black population. Beverly, her mother, and her siblings faced prejudice and intimidation from white (predominately Jewish) children and adults. Consequently, the Roberts’ set about earning their community’s respect. Beverly’s mother ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 49, Wku Student Affairs Apr 2008

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 49, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Brown, Genevieve, Brown, Genevieve. Bronx African American History Project Apr 2008

Brown, Genevieve, Brown, Genevieve. Bronx African American History Project

Oral Histories

Interviewee: Ms. Genevieve Smith-Brown

Interviewer: Dr. Brian Purnell

Date: April 19, 2008

Summarized by: Estevan Román

Ms. Genevieve Smith-Brown is (was) a resident of the Bronx. She was a very involved community activist, volunteered her time for Seabury Daycare, policy board member Model Cities program of the and President of the Mid-Bronx Desperadoes organization.

Ms. Genevieve Smith-Brown, formerly Genevieve Smith-Brooks was born on July 12th, 1937 in Anderson, South Carolina. In a town where most of the African-Americans were sharecroppers, Genevieve’s parents were one of the few African-Americans that owned a farm in Anderson, South Carolina. This farm ...


Program: Rodney Hurst Sr Presents "It Was Never About A Hot Dog And A Coke," His Personal Account. Apr 2008

Program: Rodney Hurst Sr Presents "It Was Never About A Hot Dog And A Coke," His Personal Account.

Textual material from the Rodney Lawrence Hurst, Sr. Papers

A presentation by Rodney Hurst at Bethel Baptist Institutional Church on Friday, April 18, 2008


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 48, Wku Student Affairs Apr 2008

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 48, Wku Student Affairs

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WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 47, Wku Student Affairs Apr 2008

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 47, Wku Student Affairs

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WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 46, Wku Student Affairs Apr 2008

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 46, Wku Student Affairs

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WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Johnson, Daryl, African & African American Studies Department. Daryl Johnson Apr 2008

Johnson, Daryl, African & African American Studies Department. Daryl Johnson

Oral Histories

Darryl Johnson is a professional DJ who goes by the name DJ Thoro. His story details the career path that one would take to success within the music industry.

Johnson was born in 1975 in Harlem. During his childhood, he shuttled between New York and Florida, as he had family in both states. He developed an interest in music after listening to a series of tapes which his brother made while attending park jams. Furthermore, he practiced skills as a DJ by listening to radio programs on KISS FM and WBLs. Johnson had to pursue his dream as a musician ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 45, Wku Student Affairs Apr 2008

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 45, Wku Student Affairs

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WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 44, Wku Student Affairs Apr 2008

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 44, Wku Student Affairs

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WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 43, Wku Student Affairs Apr 2008

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 43, Wku Student Affairs

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WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Review Of "Chicago's New Negroes: Modernity, The Great Migration, And Black Urban Life" By D.L. Baldwin, Luther Adams Apr 2008

Review Of "Chicago's New Negroes: Modernity, The Great Migration, And Black Urban Life" By D.L. Baldwin, Luther Adams

SIAS Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 42, Wku Student Affairs Mar 2008

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 42, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Chianese, Dominic, Chianese, Dominic. Bronx African American History Project Mar 2008

Chianese, Dominic, Chianese, Dominic. Bronx African American History Project

Oral Histories

INTERVIEWER: Mark Naison, Oneka LaBennett

INTERVIEWEE: Dominic Chianese

SUMMARY BY: Patrick O’Donnell

Dominic Chianese is a Bronx native and a well-known actor and singer. He was born 2/24/1931 in the Bronx. His paternal grandfather was from Naples, Italy, and his mother’s side was from near Sorrento. He was raised in the Arthur Avenue neighborhood, and attended public school. Most of his classmates were Italian, although there were some Jewish and Hispanic children as well. Despite the fact that Chianese had German, Irish, Italian, and French-Canadian friends while growing up, the Italian and African-American communities ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 41, Wku Student Affairs Mar 2008

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 41, Wku Student Affairs

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WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 40, Wku Student Affairs Mar 2008

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 40, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Davis, Gloria, Davis, Gloria. Bronx African American History Project Mar 2008

Davis, Gloria, Davis, Gloria. Bronx African American History Project

Oral Histories

INTERVIEWER: Brian Purnell, Peter Derrick

INTERVIEWEE: Gloria Davis

SUMMARY BY: Patrick O’Donnell

Gloria Davis was born on February 9, 1938, at Morrisania hospital in the Bronx. From the ages of 4 to 12, she was raised in Gainesville, Florida by her grandmother, since her mother felt that she was unfit to raise a daughter by herself at that time. Davis then moved back to the Bronx to live with her mother, and Davis has stayed in the Bronx ever since. She is the mother of six, the grandmother of thirteen, and the great-grandmother of six. She lost a 12-year ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 39, Wku Student Affairs Mar 2008

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 39, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Carter, Anthony, Carter, Anthony. Bronx African American History Project Mar 2008

Carter, Anthony, Carter, Anthony. Bronx African American History Project

Oral Histories

INTERVIEWER: Claude Mangum, Oneka LaBennett, Mark Naison

INTERVIEWEE: Anthony “Doc” Carter

SUMMARY BY: Patrick O’Donnell

Anthony “Doc” Carter is a graduate of Fordham University and is the vice-president of the Johnson and Johnson Corporation. He was born 11/3/54 in the Bronx and was the eighth of ten children. His father, born in Ohio, was of Haitian descent, and his mother, a Virginia native, had Blackfoot ancestry. His father worked as a unionized construction worker and mason who died in service in 1963, and his mother died in 1962 of kidney failure. As a result, Carter and ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 38, Wku Student Affairs Mar 2008

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 38, Wku Student Affairs

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WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 37, Wku Student Affairs Feb 2008

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 37, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 36, Wku Student Affairs Feb 2008

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 36, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 35, Wku Student Affairs Feb 2008

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 35, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 34, Wku Student Affairs Feb 2008

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 34, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Altschul, Barry, Altschul, Barry. Bronx African American History Project Feb 2008

Altschul, Barry, Altschul, Barry. Bronx African American History Project

Oral Histories

Born in 1943, Barry Altschul grew up in the West Bronx in the forties and fifties. Altschul is a jazz drummer who first learned to play the drums at age eleven. He grew up playing shows in the Bronx and Harlem while also attending “jam sessions” where he received pointers from jazz musicians such as Philly Joe and Art Blakey.

Altschul attended elementary school at PS 70, junior high school at PS 117, and then attended Taft High School. Altschul’s elementary school’s ethnic makeup was mostly white, whereas in high school Altschul recalls that the student body was ...