Research Papers on Black Philosophy

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  • Early Twentieth Century Black Political Groups

    In six pages the Garvey movement, NUL, NAACP, and the Communist Party in terms of how each groupu attempted to improve the position of the black community during the early portion of the twentieth century are discussed. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Ideology of Dr. Martin Luther King's Nonviolence and Global Terrorism Applications

    In six pages Dr. King's teachings are applied to the modern age of world terrorism. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: Comparison/Contrast

    A 7 page paper which compares and contrasts Maya Angelou’s poem I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings to the life and experiences of a white male teaching in a Black school. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Dyson: Come Hell or High Water

    This 3 page paper discusses the concept of framing as explained by Michael Eric Dyson in his book “Come Hell or High Water,” and shows how that concept was used to denigrate blacks in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • African American Hip Hop and its Influence

    In six pages this paper discusses how contemporary youth culture has been influenced by African American hip hop music. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Hip Hop: Past, Present and Future

    A 13 page paper which examines the significance and position of Hip Hop music as it relates to the past, present and future. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • America and Black Studies

    In a research paper consisting of ten pages black studies within the curriculums of American college and universities are examined in terms of content and implications with West Coast examples provided that illustrate strengths and weaknesses in programs development along with improvement suggestions offered. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The History of Black America as a Component of American History

    5 pages and 3 sources. This paper outlines the different elements of Black American history, with a focus on the significant role that African American history plays in the total picture of American history. This paper relates specific issues, events and legal cases, including the Dred Scott case, the case of Brown v. Board of Education and the case of Hopwood v. Texas.

  • The Criminal Justice System and the Issue of Racism

    This research paper examines a vareity of issues that pertain to the issue of justice within the criminal justice system. The writer addresses how racial prejudice cites the prevalence of certain minority member with the context of the criminal justice system as rationalization for prejudice. This six page paper has five sources in the bibliography.

  • Interracial Relationships

    A 7 page paper that begins with the data regarding interracial marriages in the U.S. The major focus of this essay is white men with black women but it also includes information about the converse. The essay reports comments from other authors about the acceptance of interracial relationships. Statistical data included. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Interracial Relationships

    A 4 page review of the problem criticism of interracial relationships presents to those engaged in such relationships. This paper presents several solutions to that problem. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • The Relationship among Race, Ethnicity and Binge Drinking

    The writer examines the phenomenon of binge drinking on college campuses which appears to be on the increase world wide. The writer summarizes several research studies which support the contention that there is a direct correlation between binge drinking and the drinker's race and ethnicity. The paper is ten pages long and there are ten sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Protests Against Black History Month

    A 3 page paper that summarizes and analyzes three essays that protest the institution of Black History Month. In general, these authors argue that black history should be taught throughout the year, rather than in just one month. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Importance of Black History Month for African American Youth

    A 5 page paper which illustrates why Black History Month is important for the African Americna youth to learn and celebrate. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Black Panther Movement: Misconceptions

    This 3 page paper gives an overview of the Black Panther Movement. This paper includes the history of the Black Panther Party and the misconceptions that led to the end of the party and cause misled copycats today. Bibliography list 3 sources.

  • Insight into the Black Panthers

    This eight page paper explores the infamous activist group the Black Panthers. At their height in the 1960s and 70s, this group was perceived as a a vicious proponent of black supremecy in American society. Because of their violent tactics they became a target of a government plot to rid the nation of a perceived ill. Eight sources are listed.

  • M.L. King/Letter from a Birmingham Jail

    A 3 page essay that analyzes Dr. Martin Luther King’s famous letter. On April 16, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King responded to a published statement signed by eight of his fellow clergymen that castigated him for his involvement in Civil Rights protests that took place in Birmingham, Alabama, which is the reason why King was arrested. King’s response to the allegations of these clergymen is considered to be a masterpiece of modern rhetoric. This examination of King’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” demonstrates that his argument fits with the framework offered by Rogerian analysis. No additional sources cited.

  • Utopia and Martin Luther King Jr.

    In three pages principles of Utopia are examined within the context of 'Letter from Birmingham Jail' by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • King’s Premise of Non-Violence: Applications to the Women’s Movement

    A 4 page exploration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s premise of non-violence. This paper observes the impact of this premise on the women’s movement. Biblography lists 4 sources.

  • Dr. Martin Luther King's Ideologies and How They Contributed to His Murder

    The ideologies of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and how they may have contributed to his assassination are examined from a sociological perspective in 6 pages. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Gifted Education Programs and Students

    In five pages this paper examines students and gifted education programs in a consideration of disproportionate representation of blacks with Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Act of 1988 among the topics designed to address this problem discussed. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • African Americans and 20th Century Civil Rights

    Civil rights and the civil rights movement of the 20th century are examined in this report consisting of twelve pages. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Civil Rights' Struggles of African American Women

    In eight pages this paper discusses the themes presented in Belinda Robnett's How Long? How Long? African American Women in the Struggle for Civil Rights in a consideration of the involvement of African American women in the U.S. civil rights movement. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Qualitative and Quantitative Research Studies

    African Americans, stress and high blood pressure are examined in this comparative analysis of quantitative and qualitative research approaches consisting of nine pages.

  • Professional Sports Management and Barriers African Americans Face

    In a paper consisting of fifteen pages the realm of professional sports management is considered within the context of the barriers African Americans have historically faced and continue to face. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Mass Media and the African American CultureAfrican American Culture in the Media: Ebonics and Advertising

    4 pages and 5 sources. This paper considers the concept of ebonics and its application in mass media advertising. This paper relates the way in which the mass media, including television advertising, produces advertisements in respose to the African American culture.

  • Brazil, 'Social Democracy,' and Discrimination

    In five pages the article 'The Myth of Racial Democracy in Brazil A Problem of Social Mythology' by Emilia Viotti da Costa is examined within the context of Brazil's alleged 'social democracy.'

  • Black American Perspectives on Death and Dying from a Religious View

    10 pages and 7 sources. This paper relates the fact that views on death and dying are culturally embedded and can be influenced by religion. This paper considers the nature of cultural customs and religious beliefs on the nature of death and dying for Black Americans. This paper relates the fact that there are many different religious perspectives used by African Americans and that these can all influence perspectives on death.

  • History and Traps

    In three pages this writer, Elie Wiesel, and Malcolm X are examined within the context of James Baldwin's observation, 'James Joyce is right about history being a nightmare—but it may be the history from which no one can awaken. People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.' Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Domestic Violence and African Americans

    A 3 page consideration of the factors that contribute to domestic violence. While blacks might seem more prone to domestic violence, numerous factors are at play in creating that suggestion. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Technology and Minorities

    In five pages this paper examines the field of technology and the biases that impact upon the involvement of women and blacks.

  • Where Do We Go from Here Chaos or Community? by Martin Luther King Jr.

    In five pages this paper reviews the last book written by Martin Luther King Jr. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 1960s' Civil Rights Music and Martin Luther King Jr.

    In five pages this paper examines 1960s' civil rights music and Martin Luther King Jr.'s social activism. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Civil Rights Act of 1991

    A 7 page research paper/essay that discusses the Civil Rights Act of 1991, which amended the Civil Rights Act of 1964, in order to provide damages in regards to employment discrimination cases and to make it clear how provisions of the 1964 Civil Rights Act pertain to “’disparate impact’ actions. The writer discusses how its provisions affect the workplace. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and the Civil Rights Movement

    In nine pages the Sixties civil rights movement is examined in terms the impact of Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr. and their legendary achievements. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Herbert Kohl's Rosa Parks Revisited

    In five pages this paper considers how elementary children are being inaccurately taught about Rosa Parks and her contributions to civil rights based upon Herbert Kohl's essay. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Inner City Landfills and Environmental Racism

    In twenty pages this paper analyzes how racism even affects environmental issues with a consideration of sanitation landfills that are located close to neighborhoods in which minority groups live. Nineteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Comparison of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.

    In five pages this paper compares the lives and social contributions of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Affirmative Action and Workplace Racial Discrimination

    This ten page research paper comes with outline page and assesses whether or not Affirmative Action programs are still needed to combat workplace racial discrimination. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Does Racial Residential Segregation Increase Urban Crime?

    This 8 page paper uses analysis to determine whether urban crime increases in racially segregated residential areas. The method is as follows: the unit of analysis is segregated neighborhoods; the dependent variable is violent crime levels and the independent variable is racial segregation. There are 7 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Racial Segregation and Housing

    In four pages this paper discusses the perpetuation of racial segregration in housing suburbs throughout history and the incriminatingn role the government has played throughout the historical development of this socioeconomic problem. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

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  • Spirituality as a Concept in Black American Literature

    5 pages and 5 sources. This paper provides an overview of the theme of spirituality as it is defined and utilized in African American literature. This paper shows a number of examples of the use of spirituality.

  • The Heart of Whiteness by Robert Jensen

    This book review is on The Heart of Darkness by Robert Jensen, which discusses the problem of white supremacy and how its eradication is necessary for the progression of American society. No additional sources are cited.

  • The Written Word and Creating a Response to a Problem

    6 pages and 2 sources. This paper considers how the written word can be used to communicate very specific things, including the response to a specific problem. Throughout history authors from Martin Luther King, Jr. to Abraham Lincoln have all used the written word to respond to specific problems with great public response.

  • Maycomb, Alabama and Themes of Loneliness and Childhood in Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird

    This paper consists of eleven pages and discusses the themes of loneliness and childhood and the importance of the setting of the Alabama town of Maycomb in this tale of racism and injustice, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. There are no other sources listed.

  • The Health Care System in the United States and Access by Black Americans

    17 pages and 27 sources. This paper considers the fact that the American Health Care system has some significant flaws, including the way in which African Americans can or cannot access this system. This paper relates the belief that a large population of Black Americans have little or no access to health care, a problem that can negatively impact their capacity to reduce disease, have health children and improve their long-term care. This paper also considers the call for greater equity in health care in the hopes of changing this problem.


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