Black Heritage Sites: An African American Odyssey and Finder's Guide

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American Library Association, 1996 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 677 pages
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Named a Choice "Outstanding Academic Book, " this comprehensive guide locates and offers detailed information about significant places and points of reference in African American history.
  

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Black Heritage Sites: The North (Black Heritage Sites)

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This two-volume companion paperback original edition of Curtis's award-winning Black Heritage Sites: An African American Odyssey and Finder's Guide (Amercian Library Assn., 1996) offers a fascinating ... Read full review

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Unfortunately Ms.Curtis chose to follow the pattern often associated with selective historical bias. In this case, rather than present all of the related historical documentation,she chose instead to use selective fact.
By excluding related historical data, she has in fact diluted the legitimacy of its use in regards to Social Sciences. Unless, the misuse of the data is analysed to understand the socio-cultural factors that compelled her to skew the data, for the purpose of racial bias.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
THE SOUTH
5
Free African Americans before the Civil war
8
Slave Housing in the South
9
Black Americans and Religion in the South
10
Growth of African American Commercial Enterprise in the South
12
Schools and Education for African Americans in the South
13
African American Participation in Battle
16
Equality in the Midwest
400
Illinois
401
Indiana
416
Iowa
423
Kansas
430
Michigan
439
Canada
454
Minnesota
466

Alabama
19
Arkansas
37
District of Columbia
42
Florida
60
Georgia
77
Kentucky
96
Louisiana
115
Maryland
129
Mississippi
142
North Carolina
166
South Carolina
191
Tennessee
216
Virginia
233
West Virginia
256
THE NORTHEAST
267
Slavery and Segregation in the Northeast
270
Opposition to Slavery
271
Segregation and Achievement
272
Connecticut
275
Delaware
284
Maine
287
Massachusetts
292
New Hampshire
315
New Jersey
317
New York
327
Pennsylvania
362
Rhode Island
380
Vermont
389
THE MIDWEST
395
The Northwest Ordinance and Slavery
398
The Missouri Compromise
399
Missouri
471
Nebraska
492
North Dakota
500
Ohio
502
South Dakota
520
Wisconsin
523
THE SOUTHWEST
531
The Buffalo Soldiers
534
The Black Communities of Oklahoma
536
Other Southwest Sites
537
Arizona
538
New Mexico
539
Oklahoma
543
Texas
557
THE WEST AND NONCONTIGUOUS STATES
571
African Americans in the Western States
573
Hawaii and Alaska
577
California
580
Colorado
593
Idaho
597
Montana
599
Nevada
602
Oregon
604
Utah
607
Washington
612
Wyoming
617
Alaska
620
Hawaii
623
Index
625
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About the author (1996)

Curtis was an assistant professor of early childhood education at Boston University and, since 1989, has been coordinator of Black Student Achievement Programs for the Anchorage Alaska School District.

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