Black lives : essays in African American biography /

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Imprint:Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, c1999.
Description:xvi, 222 p. ; 24 cm.
Subject:African Americans -- Biography.
African Americans -- Biography -- History and criticism.
African Americans -- Biography -- Study and teaching.
African Americans.
African Americans -- Biography.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Conyers, James L., Jr.
ISBN:0765603292 (alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • I. Intellectual Biography
  • 1. Maulana Karenga, Kawaida, and Phenomenology: An Intellectual Study
  • 2. Vinnette Carroll: African American Director/Playwright
  • 3. Higher Than the Eagle: The Legacy of General Daniel
  • 4. The Shaping of a Public Biography: Richard Allen and the A.M.E. Church, 1831-1894
  • II. Cultural Biography
  • 5. Outlaw Women and Toni Morrison's Communities
  • 6. Besse Head: The Idealist
  • 7. Working Toward the Betterment of the Community: Elizabeth Ross Haynes
  • 8. William Levi Dawson: A Black Composer Speaks
  • 9. Keeping the Truth on My Side: Maria Stewart, 1803-1870
  • III. Oral History and Biography as Teaching Tools
  • 10. Through Trinbagonian Eyes: Self Potrait of a Carribean Country
  • 11. Life Ain't Been No Crystal Stair: Black Female Slave Narratives and Communication Scholarship
  • 12. Literary Biographical Profiles as Teaching Tools in a University Black History Course
  • 13. Malcolm X: An Intellectual Aesthetic for Black Adult Education
  • 14. Dr. James Emman Kwegyir Aggrey of Achimota: A Preacher, Scholar, Teacher, and a Gentleman
  • 15. Bothersome Biography: Emmett Jay Scott, 1873-1957