Black History Bulletin

A peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the education of African Americans. The aim of the publication is to provide primary and secondary educators with innovative materials that teach Black history and conform to national history standards. This is an offi

Articles from Vol. 69, No. 1, Spring

A Celebration of an African American Sorority: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc
During the Jim Crow years, African Americans responded with new institutions and by nationalizing local organizations. In the early years of the 20th century, as the number of African Americans attending colleges and universities expanded, Black youth...
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"Hip, Hip Hooray! A Celebration of African American Resiliency."
African Americans are a resilient people. Their predecessors were wrested from their African homeland and brought to America as slaves. Families were torn apart, communities were destroyed and friendships severed. Yet, for hundreds of years African...
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Indigenous Systems-100 Black Men: Celebrating the Empowerment and Resiliency in the African American Community
African Americans have waded through the trenches of racism, poverty, and discrimination of all kinds, and have continued to stand tall despite the numerous obstacles and attacks that society has launched against them. The mistreatment as well as the...
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NAACP: Helping African Americans Confront Social Injustices for More Than a Century
"Dr. King once said, 'Well, you know, one thing I did with the marches was to make the NAACP look respectable. "' --Dorothy I. Height In the late 1980's, the Rev. Jesse Jackson spoke at my high school in Greenville, South Carolina. Southside...
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Sankofa: Reclaiming Community
Sankofa is a West African word, which means, "we must go back and reclaim our past, so we understand why and how we came to be who we are today" (1). Reaching back to "fetch" standards of excellence through community building designed to enhance academic...
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The Historically Black Greek Letter Organization: Finding a Place and Making a Way
Apart from churches, fraternal and benevolent societies have long been the largest and most durable organizations in black communities. The founders and leaders of these organizations were in the vanguard of social change and made significant contributions...
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