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African American Women In Greek Life, Jacqueline Tavella Apr 2015

African American Women In Greek Life, Jacqueline Tavella

CLAS: Colby Liberal Arts Symposium

For my research paper I would like to write about how African American Sororities originated. In looking at these sororities I would like to report on some of the women who founded these organizations, such as Ethel Hedgeman Lyke, who founded the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority at Howard University in 1908. I would also like to do research on Charles Robert Samuel Taylor, Pearl Neal, Myrtle Tyler, Viola Tyler, and Fannie Pettie who all played a role in founding Zeta Phi Beta at Howard University in 1920. This particular story is very interesting because it was initially a man who ...


The Lord’S Micro-Managing Ways In East Africa: The Remarkable Beginnings Of The Church In Mozambique, Frederick G. Williams Mar 2015

The Lord’S Micro-Managing Ways In East Africa: The Remarkable Beginnings Of The Church In Mozambique, Frederick G. Williams

Faculty Publications

This presentation talks about growth of the LDS Church in Mozambique, East Africa.


Session D-1: African Muslims And The Transatlantic Slave Trade, Steven Buenning Mar 2013

Session D-1: African Muslims And The Transatlantic Slave Trade, Steven Buenning

Professional Learning Day

African Muslims played central roles in the largest forced migration in human history; the transatlantic slave trade. This presentation employs primary sources from the online collection of the National Humanities Center and from the Transatlantic Slave Trade Database (Emory University). Participants will engage in close reading of two memoirs of Muslim slaves, as well as three newspaper articles written in 1828. In addition, participants will receive geography exercises. A Powerpoint and a full list of helpful resources are included.


Unity In The Black Community, Cecilia Uhlezipi Shamis Dzingira Nov 2012

Unity In The Black Community, Cecilia Uhlezipi Shamis Dzingira

Black Issues Conference

Dzingira, Cecilia

Black Issues Conference 2012

Unity in the Black Community

Abstract

Background: As an African American student who attends a pre-dominantly White Institution, I’ve found that the importance of unity is much more greater than we allow it to appear; by “We” I am referring to the African-American population that rests within the University’s community. When a new student is admitted into the University, it is not difficult that not only is there segregation between all races of students, but also within the different races lays a much deeper separation. Because of these issues that rise within ...