|Cedric Robinson/Black Marxism : An 8 page analysis
Robinson's book. The work of African-American historian
Cedric Robinson in relating Black radical tradition into the
framework of political observation provided by Karl Marx
gives creative and insightful perception into the complexities
of African-American existence in the twentieth century. The
analysis takes the form of a letter between friends, in which
one friend preaches the advantages of taking a black studies
course. Bibliography lists 2 sources. 99blmarx.wps
Emmet Till Trial : A 12 page research paper on the
circumstances and events leading to the murder and the trial.
The writer describes the story of Till, the murder and the
trial that followed. This particular case was a landmark in
20th century history in which law agents attempted to cover
up key elements of the torturous murder of a young Black
child. Bibliography lists 10 sources. Emmettil.wps
Environmental Racism & Landfills of the Inner-City :
A 20 page analytical paper examining the idea that large
inner-cities seem to have their sanitation landfills
strategically located in and around minority neighborhoods.
A discussion of relevant case law, economic rationale, and
environmental concern is provided. The writer posits that
elected officials must take action or be held responsible for
the harmful effects that nearby garbage dumps have upon
members of the African-American and Latino communities.
Bibliography lists 19 sources. Garbager.wps
The Fallacy Of Assimilation : A 7 page research
examines the process of assimilation of ethnic groups into
mainstream culture. In recent years, assimilation theory has
fallen into disrepute. The writer explains why this is so and
discusses the actual process involved in cultural exchange.
Bibliography lists 4 sources. Fallassi.wps
Cultural Assimilation in America / Mission Impossible :
A 9 page research paper includes a 1 page Roman Numeral
Sentence Outline. This paper discusses the myth of
successful cultural assimilation among ethnic groups in the
United States today. An argument is presented from the
viewpoint that ethnic groups can never become completely
assimilated into American society and culture. Bibliography
lists 6 sources. EthAssim.wps
Discrimination / Cause & Effect : In 6 pages,
discusses the cause and effect of discrimination. The
Rodney King case is used as one of the prime examples.
Bibliography lists 5 sources. Discking.wps
National Endowment for Black America : A 4 page
analytical essay in which the writer argues that a National
Endowment for Black America would be a private
institution-the private, race-specific branch of a strategy
whose public branches are race-neutral. Bibliography lists 5
The Roles of African-Americans in Society : A 5
research paper examines the views and roles of blacks,
especially males, in society. The focus of the paper is on
the media, who have continually stereotyped blacks in
roles which directly affect their self-esteem and sexuality.
Bibliography lists several sources. Afroamec.wps
African Americans & The Media : A 6 page paper
discussing the African-American image in relationship to the
public and the media that creates the image. Recent studies
are cited which illustrate what the general population thinks
of the African-American, which is usually not correct, much
less flattering. Special attention is paid to the issue of
poverty and how the African-American is often portrayed as
being financially lower class. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
Social Structure, Race, Class, & Economics In America :
A 7 page essay on socioeconomics in the United States. The
writer feels that even though Black people are regarded as
socially equal-- society has still managed to keep minority
races as socio-economically unequal to the middle class.
Race as a social construct is examined as are the
demographics of each class. No Bibliography.
Upbringing / Upper vs. Lower Class : A 3 page essay
contrasting and comparing growing up in the upper and
lower classes. The writer focuses on money and
spontaneous freedom of actions. No additional sources
Portrayal of African-Americans in Film : A comprehensive,
analytical 15 page paper on the evolution of
African-American in films. Writer emphasizes the success
of many of todays movies such as those by Spike Lee.
Bibliography lists 10 sources. Blackfil.wps