Educator's Sourcebook of African American Heritage

Educator's Sourcebook of African American Heritage

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This unique information source and time-saver for educators provides over 330 reproducible lists for developing instructional materials and planning lessons for elementary and secondary students, including 34 spotlights focusing on the lives and contributors of outstanding African Americans. The lists span the history of African Americans and their struggle for equal rights and opportunity in the United States from 1400 to the present. They are representative, not inclusive, and provide springboards for teaching, class discussion and research assignments. For quick access and easy use, the lists are organized into 11 sections and printed in a big 8 1/4" x 10 7/8" spiral-bound format that folds flat for photocopying of any list as many time as needed. Here's just an overview of the information you'll find in each section. History of African Americans In the United States - Section 1 features 35 lists, beginning with Coming to the Shores of the Americas and covering slavery and the fight for freedom in lists such as Economics of the Slave Trade ...Life on the Plantation ...Slave Resistance and Revolts ...and The Civil Rights Movement in Review (1600-1999). Cultural Traditions - Section 2 is packed with 52 wide-ranging lists including Family Demographics ...Slangs in the 1990s ...African American Festivals...Traditional African Dances...Raps, Rhythms, and Rhymes ...and Fashion Designers Education -The 22 lists in Section 3 start with Firsts in Education and list of 33 Noted Educators and their accomplishments. Other lists include Major Desegregation Developments and Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Religion - Section 4 offers 33 lists covering pioneers, traditions and rituals, conferences, music and leadership, such as Firsts in Religion ...Ministerial Titles ...Musical Traditions ...Prominent Religious Leaders ...and Ministers Who Became Civil Rights Leaders. Medicine, Science & Technology - Section 5 presents 30 lists highlighting innovative contributors, health issues and more, such as Firsts in Nursing ...Research Contributions ...Inventions in Science, Medicine and Technology ...and Contributions to Aerospace. Business & Industry - Among the 27 lists in Section 6 are Firsts in Business & Industry ...Top 20 Industrial/Service Companies ...African American Business Schools ...Entertainment Enterprises ...Financial Companies . ..and Investment Firms. Law & Government - Section 7 features 23 lists covering Reconstruction, the judiciary system, and past and current government leaders, including Firsts in Law & Government ...Past & Present Notable Personalities ...Voting Rights Legislation (1865-1993) ...Chronology of Cases, Laws & Legal Decisions ...and Federal Judges. Arts, Letters & Media - Section 8 offers 38 lists such as African American Art Collections ...Performing Groups: The Famous & the Obscure ...Chronology of Early African American Radio ...and Movies with African American Themes. Sports - Another 32 lists in Section 9 covers players and events in most major sports, for example, African American Firsts in Sports ...Notable Athletes ...Heisman Trophy Winners ...NBA's Greatest African American Players ...and Track & Field Olympic Champions. The Military - Section 10 includes 23 historical lists, including First African Americans to Participate in Battles ...Medal of Honor Recipients ...Buffalo Soldiers ...Active Duty Generals and Admirals in All Branches ...and Military Vessels Named for African American Individual or Institutions. Miscellanea - The last section presents 23 diverse lists that fall outside typical categories but add breadth to the understanding of African American experiences, such as Cowboys & Pioneers ...African American Landmarks ...Postage Stamps Honoring African Americans ...Spingarn Medal Recipients .. and African American Newspapers. In short, Educator's Sourcebook of African American Heritage offers a unique store of information for integrating African American history and culture into the curriculum. It will help you build students' awareness, knowledge and understanding of the largest ethnic minority group in our country and better appreciate the achievements and contributions African Americans have made to our pluralistic society.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 407 pages
  • 212.09 x 277.88 x 26.16mm | 1,147.58g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130843644
  • 9780130843647

About Johnnie H. Miles

Johnnie H. Miles, Ed.D., former associated professor of Counselor Education, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, is president and owner of JH Miles and Associates, a consulting and training firm in Fairfax, Virginia. Juanita J. Davis, Ed.D., is adjunct professor for Trinity College and Bowie State University and an administrator in the Washington, D.C. public schools. Sharon E. Ferguson-Roberts, Ed.D., is assistant professor of Guidance and counseling at Virginia State University in Petersburg and president and owner of Consulting and Training Associates, LLC, in Emporia, Virginia. Rita G. Giles, Ed.D., is director of the Transition Support Resource Center for youth with special needs in the Fairfax County, Virginia, Public Schools and an adjunct professor at George Washington University.show more

Table of contents

About the Book. SECTION 1: HISTORY OF AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE UNITED STATES. African Americans in the United States. Economics of Slavery. Slavery in the United States. Plantation Life. Resistance to Slavery. The Courts and Slavery. Violence Against African Americans. Fight for Freedom. African American Demographics. SECTION 2: CULTURAL TRADITIONS. Families. Superstitions. Language. Celebrations and Holidays. Funeral Practices. Music. Dance. Fashion. Social and Civic Organizations. Children's Games. Storytelling. Food and African American Culture. Names and Titles Used to Describe African Americans. African American or Afrocentric Collectibles. Miss Black America (1969-1996) Miss America. SECTION 3: EDUCATION. Firsts in Education. Noted Educators. CivilRights and Desegregation Developments. Special Emphasis Programs. Youth Organizations. Rhodes Scholars. Education Websites. Teacher Education Programs. First Doctoral Degree Conferred. Colleges and Universities. Publications (A Selected List). Organizations that Promote African American Education. SECTION 4: RELIGION. The Organized African American Church. Pioneers in Religion. Denominational Traditions and Rituals. Religious Conferences and Conventions. Educational Institutions. Preaching Styles. Music in the African American Church. Religious Organizations. Ministeerial Leadership. Acronyms and Glossary. SECTION 5: MEDICINE, SCIENCE, AND TECHNOLOGY. Firsts in Science. Innovative Contributors. Key Dates. Health Issues. Research. Folk Medicine and Healers. Organizations and Associations. Medical and Health Websites. African American Hospitals. Historical Sites. Literature. SECTION 6: BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY. African Americans in Business and Industry. Businesses. Financial Companies. Insurance Companies. Industrial/Service Companies. Auto Dealers. Spotlights. SECTION 7: LAW AND GOVERNMENT. Firsts in Law and Government. Notable Personalities. Reconstruction. Voting Rights Legislation. Judiciary System. Government Leaders. Mayors. Presidential Medal-of-Freedom Honorees. President and Vice President Candidates/Nominees. Attorney and Lawyers. Police Chiefs. Organizations. SECTION 8: ARTS, LETTERS, AND MEDIA. Firsts in Arts, Letters, and Media. Art and Artists. Music. Literature. Radio and Television. Plays and Movies. Actors and Actresses. Spotlights. Performance Arts Organizations and Facilities. Trade Publications and Resource Guides. SECTION 9: SPORTS. African Americans in Sports. Football. The Kentucky Derby. Boxing. Baseball. Basketball. Track and Field. Spotlights. Sports on Film. SECTION 10: THE MILITARY. Military History. In Battle. Women in the Military. Specific Military Branches. Military Officers. Spotlights. Military Vessels. Military Films. Veterans' Organizations. Military Publications. SECTION 11: MISCELLANEA. The Western Frontier. Landmarks. Postage Stamps Honoring African Americans. Internet Sites. Spingarn Medals. Little-Known Facts. Organizations that Hate. Newspapers. Kwanzaa. Selected Bibliography.show more