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100 Questions and Answers About African Americans: Basic research about African American and Black identity, language, history, culture, customs, poli
Contributor(s): Michigan State School of Journalism (Author), Smitherman, Geneva, Dagbovie, Pero Gaglo

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ISBN: 1942011199     ISBN-13: 9781942011194
Publisher: Michigan State University School of Journalis
OUR PRICE: $14.65  

Binding Type: Paperback
Published: January 2016

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Social Science | Ethnic Studies - African American Studies
- Social Science | Discrimination & Race Relations
- Social Science | Black Studies (global)
Dewey: 973.049
Series: Bias Busters
Physical Information: 0.2" H x 5.5" W x 8.5" (0.26 lbs) 84 pages
- Ethnic Orientation - African American
Features: Bibliography, Illustrated, Maps
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:

"100 Questions and Answers About African Americans" is part of the Michigan State University School of Journalism's Bias Busters series on cultural competence. The concept of this series is to teach cultural competence by spreading awareness about a certain group or community. Ultimately, the goal is to break down cultural and socially constructed walls by opening up discussion among groups.

"100 Questions and Answers about African Americans" is a factual, helpful and easy-to-read guide that has sections on identity, language, religion, culture, customs, social norms, economics, politics, education, work, families and food. The guide is written for those who want quick answers to basic, introductory questions about African Americans. These books are designed to answer the questions that everyone is asking and no one seems to be answering.

This guide is helpful for people in business, education, religious institutions, government, medicine, law enforcement, human resources and journalism who want super quick, easy and insightful information. The guide uses QR codes to direct readers to additional resources for those who want a more immersive experience. Readers will come away more knowledgeable about the biases towards African Americans and better prepared to interact appropriately.

Questions in "100 Questions and Answers About African Americans include:

  • Which is preferred, Black or African American?
  • Why do some people prefer to identify as Black?
  • How do multiracial people identify or fit in?
  • What is the African diaspora?
  • What is the Great Migration?
  • What are Pan-Africanism and the Pan-African flag?
  • Why does slavery have a lasting effect?
  • What are reparations?
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