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  • 1940
  • By 1919, an estimated 500,000 African Americans had emigrated from the Southern United States to the industrial cities of the North and Midwest in the first wave of the Great Migration, which continued until 1940. (wikipedia.org)
  • teach
  • We're just going to go hang out with some kids and take them to the African-American Museum and teach them things we learned along the way, life lessons and hopefully give them some great memories," he added. (ketv.com)
  • Everything you need to understand or teach Black Hands, White Sails by Patricia C. McKissack and Fredrick L. McKissack. (bookrags.com)
  • Theirs is not a knee-jerk patriotism -- they readily acknowledge America's imperfections -- but those born here, and those not, embrace with pride a common agenda they expect the public schools to teach about what it means to be an American, said Deborah Wadsworth, Executive Director of Public Agenda. (publicagenda.org)
  • Parents of all demographic groups embrace the use of traditional ideals and stories to teach children about what it means to be an American. (publicagenda.org)
  • This book would be fine addition to any classroom where teachers yearn to teach new perspectives on American history. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sails
  • Scholastic Press published the McKissacks' Black Hands, White Sails in 1999. (bookrags.com)
  • Black Hands, White Sails details complete voyages of whaling ships from registering at the docks, to hunting the whale, to returning home. (bookrags.com)
  • Black Hands, White Sails: The Story of African-American Whalers is a 1999 book by Patricia McKissack and Frederick McKissack about the involvement of African-Americans in the history of whaling in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • BookList, in its review of Black Hands, White Sails, called it a "fascinating look at the convergent histories of whaling and the abolitionist movement" and concluded "Less-skilled readers may have difficulty following the expansive narrative that pulls in details from several different angles, but history buffs and researchers should find the book's complexity rewarding. (wikipedia.org)
  • and Library Journal found it "A well-researched and detailed book " Black Hands, White Sails has also been reviewed by The ALAN Review, Kirkus Reviews, The Horn Book Magazine. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1995
  • Patrick Lavon Mahomes II (born September 17, 1995) is an American football quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). (wikipedia.org)
  • California
  • Topix › California › Alameda County › Piedmont › African Americans in Oakland Attack W. (topix.com)
  • On the night that the George Zimmerman trial verdict was released, Cyrus Massoumi got a little more than he bargained for when he asked a group of African Americans in Oakland, California what they thought of the results from Florida. (topix.com)
  • obesity
  • Our findings suggest that the association between IGF-I levels and birth weight depends more on maternal obesity than African American race/ethnicity. (hindawi.com)
  • households
  • We show that rising black homeownership in central cities was facilitated by the movement of white households to the suburban ring, which reduced the price of urban housing units conducive to owner-occupancy. (nber.org)
  • slave
  • Crystal claims that first forms of Pidgin English spoken by Africans already emerged during the journey on the slave ships, where communication was also made difficult due to the grouping of different dialects in order to prevent mutiny. (livrariacultura.com.br)
  • Even though African-American slaves were not seen as beautiful by some slave masters, that did not stop them from having intimacies with many of them, which resulted in lighter skinned offspring During slavery, those who were of lighter complexion and had more European features, did not work in the hot scorching sun with the darker complexioned slaves. (wikipedia.org)
  • males
  • Also, in this younger age group, African American male nonsmokers and smokers of 1-40 pack-years had a significantly higher risk of lung carcinoma than white males belonging to the same age group with a similar cigarette-smoking history (ORs and 95% CIs = 8 [2-32.and 3.1 [1.9-5.respectively). (cdc.gov)
  • Race
  • In 1848 the American Equal Rights Association was formed with the belief that everyone regardless of race or sex should be given the right to vote. (wikipedia.org)
  • Within the United States, the definition of beauty was mainly set by Whites, since they were slaves owners, and were in numerous ways, considered to be the superior race. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a nationally televised address on June 6, 1963, President John F. Kennedy urged the nation to take action toward guaranteeing equal treatment of every American regardless of race. (wikipedia.org)
  • Federation
  • Grants from the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation, the American Federation of Teachers, the National Education Association and an anonymous donor made A Lot To Be Thankful For possible. (publicagenda.org)
  • Book
  • On this episode we play the first of our two-part interview with historian and author Andrew Zimmerman on his new book, Alabama in Africa: Booker T. Washington, the German Empire, and the Globalization of the New South. (politicalaffairs.net)
  • especially
  • It is the home of the national headquarters (1930 17th Street, NW) of Jack and Jill of America, which seeks to help children, especially African American children, obtain cultural opportunities, develop leadership skills, and form social networks. (wikipedia.org)
  • greater
  • Because African-Americans have a greater variation of HLA types, it is estimated that three times as many African-American donors are needed to equal the chance of obtaining a Caucasian match, according to the National Cord Blood Program. (rxpgnews.com)