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Blacks In Massachusetts: Comparative Demographic, Social And Economic Experiences With Whites, Latinos, And Asians, James Jennings, Barbara Lewis, Richard O’Bryant, Rachel Bernard, Linda Sprague Martinez, Russell Williams Feb 2017

Blacks In Massachusetts: Comparative Demographic, Social And Economic Experiences With Whites, Latinos, And Asians, James Jennings, Barbara Lewis, Richard O’Bryant, Rachel Bernard, Linda Sprague Martinez, Russell Williams

Barbara Lewis

This report describes the social and economic, and education status of Blacks in Massachusetts, within a comparative framework with Whites, Asians, and Latino/as. A range of population, household, and economic variables are highlighted under the following categories: Population Characteristics; Families and Households; Education and Schooling; Housing; Health Characteristics; Labor Force, Occupations and Employment; and Income and Poverty. The information presented in this report is based on data from the 2010 Decennial Census; the American Community Survey 2009 – 2013 5 Year Estimates; the American Community Survey 2009-2013 5-Year Estimates Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) as well as PUMS for the ...


Ua1b2/1 A Commemoration Of Wku's Integration: 1956-2006, Howard Bailey, Monica G. Burke, John Hardin, Sherese Martin, Maxine Ray, C. J. Woods Nov 2016

Ua1b2/1 A Commemoration Of Wku's Integration: 1956-2006, Howard Bailey, Monica G. Burke, John Hardin, Sherese Martin, Maxine Ray, C. J. Woods

Monica Burke

A publication that chronicles the history of WKU's desegregation efforts. This commemorative publication is also an historical document that highlights the prolific accomplishments of WKU African American graduates. The impact of Western's spirit on countless African American graduates and the Bowling Green community unfolds in the pages that follow. The joy of having access to an education, the struggles of transforming an institutional climate, the kindness of WKU faculty, staff, and students and the rewards of walking across the stage in Diddle arena are chronicled by those who experienced it firsthand.


The Emancipated Century: A Staged Reading Series, Robert Lublin, Clifford Odle, Barbara Lewis Oct 2015

The Emancipated Century: A Staged Reading Series, Robert Lublin, Clifford Odle, Barbara Lewis

Barbara Lewis

A coordinated series of dramatic staged readings of the plays of August Wilson in theatres throughout greater Boston. This project aims to pay tribute to the 150th anniversary of the Emancipated Proclamation with a full presentation of August Wilson’s monumental 10-play cycle on African American life in each decade of the twentieth century. The accompanying Re-Visioning Tomorrow Forums explored ongoing themes in urban communities.


What Are The Key Competencies, Qualities, And Attributes Of The African American Municipal Police Chief?, Patrick Oliver Apr 2015

What Are The Key Competencies, Qualities, And Attributes Of The African American Municipal Police Chief?, Patrick Oliver

Patrick Oliver, Ph.D.

The purpose of this dissertation was to identify and understand the dimensions of leadership of those African Americans, who are effective as the chief executive officer (CEO) of a municipal law enforcement agency, and thereby to educate and inform both those aspiring to be police chiefs and those presently serving as police chiefs, particularly African Americans. Four content areas were examined to gain a better understanding of the research question: (1) Police executive leadership literature; (2) African American leadership; (3) The trait theory of leadership; (4) emotional intelligence. Study participants were all African American police chiefs with the expertise and ...


Girl Scout Day, Reinette F. Jones Jun 2013

Girl Scout Day, Reinette F. Jones

Reinette F. Jones

John C. Wyatt Lexington Herald-Leader photographs.


J. Alexander Chiles, Reinette F. Jones Jun 2013

J. Alexander Chiles, Reinette F. Jones

Reinette F. Jones

Collection on African Americans in Kentucky, 1870-1940


Gertrude Mae Morbley, Reinette F. Jones Jun 2013

Gertrude Mae Morbley, Reinette F. Jones

Reinette F. Jones

John C. Wyatt Lexington Herald-Leader photographs.


Wpa Chorus, Reinette F. Jones Jun 2013

Wpa Chorus, Reinette F. Jones

Reinette F. Jones

Goodman-Paxton photographs


Board Of The Negro Y.M.C.A., Reinette F. Jones Jun 2013

Board Of The Negro Y.M.C.A., Reinette F. Jones

Reinette F. Jones

John C. Wyatt Lexington Herald-Leader photographs.


Main Street Baptist Church, Reinette F. Jones Jun 2013

Main Street Baptist Church, Reinette F. Jones

Reinette F. Jones

The Asa C. Chinn Downtown Lexington, Kentucky photographs


University Dance, Reinette F. Jones Jun 2013

University Dance, Reinette F. Jones

Reinette F. Jones

University of Kentucky general photographs


Baptismal Pond, Reinette F. Jones Jun 2013

Baptismal Pond, Reinette F. Jones

Reinette F. Jones

Johanna Rice van Outer family scrapbooks


Oliver High School Basketball 2, Reinette F. Jones Jun 2013

Oliver High School Basketball 2, Reinette F. Jones

Reinette F. Jones

Collection on African Americans in Kentucky, 1870-1940


Schoolchildren In Jenkins, Ky, Reinette F. Jones Jun 2013

Schoolchildren In Jenkins, Ky, Reinette F. Jones

Reinette F. Jones

The Jenkins, Kentucky Photographic Collection, 1911-1930


Three Cooks, Reinette F. Jones Jun 2013

Three Cooks, Reinette F. Jones

Reinette F. Jones

Louis Edward Nollau F Series photographs


Buffalo's "Prophet Of Protest": The Political Leadership And Activism Of Reverend Dr. Bennett W. Smith, Sr., Sherri Wallace Jun 2001

Buffalo's "Prophet Of Protest": The Political Leadership And Activism Of Reverend Dr. Bennett W. Smith, Sr., Sherri Wallace

Sherri L. Wallace

Recently voted as one of Western New York's most influential people for the twentieth century (Gallivan 1999), the Reverend Dr. [Bennett W. Smith, Sr.] Sr.'s own electoral and political activism clearly emanate from the ethical expressions of the social justice ministry of his late friend and comrade, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. King characterized social justice in terms of "comprehensive social empowerment." He believed that freedom for African-Americans without empowerment (i.e. "Civil Rights"), land and/or other social/economic resources, was not "true" freedom (Walker 1991, 24). King's philosophy, similar to Stokely Carmichael's ...