African American Women
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...AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN Irrespective of their race, religion & women were not seen as women in the society in the beginning of this century. The woman, often conceived and the childbirth have become dangerous. There was no birth control system in yester-years. The abortion was treated as an unlawful thing. They did not follow any contraceptive methods, as the same were not available or discovered. The system of divorce was so complexes and was not within the reach of the poor in yesteryears. The women were not encouraged to learn education. The involvement of women...
African American Women
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...African American Women Unit Introduction According to Collier-Thomas (318), women from the African descent in United States struggled more than all people across the world, when they opposed oppression. They were enslaved in America, but organized themselves and fought for freedom. Additionally, they fought for inclusion in the suffrage of women movement after slave abolition. Campbell (2007, 266) adds that they gained the voting right in 1920, but the disenfranchisement and racial segregation of Jim Crow was inflicted with excessive violence and therefore, blocked the suffrage of Black...
Colorism in African American Women
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...African American Women Introduction Visual Arts and Film Studies is a weighty because it helps people to understand all aspects of life that are covered in films and other forms of visual arts. The themes covered in these films help to sensitize people about virtues that should be upheld, or vices that should have no place within societies today. One such aspect that is learnt from this subject is, among others, colorism within the women of the African American community. Colorism in this context is actually being presented as a better word for racial discrimination within people of different racial origins. Indeed, colorism is an issue that should be extremely discouraged within various... Colorism in...
CLAS Standards: African American Women
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...African American Women Introduction Bridging the disparities of health issues in different ethniccommunities in US is one of the goals of the different health promotion programs that are being implemented in different areas. One of the disparities is found in the high rates of obesity, diabetes and hypertension among African American Women in comparison to women of other ethnicities in US. These health disparities have become quite a big concern especially in chronic diseases and a lot of efforts are being channeled towards lessening them. Most of these disparities are well documented but they have not been able to be dealt with conclusively due to several issues. One... of health issues in...
African American Women Speak Out
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...African Americans in general have come a long way from the dark days of slavery; this is especially the case for women. There are so many challenges and issues that this group has faced over the year thus making it very difficult to summarize all this information in one piece. Consequently, the paper will focus on the last fifty years i.e. African American women's struggle between the nineteen fifties all the way to the present day. The role of African American women in the Black Panther Party and their depiction at that time When conducting an analysis of the black movement in the Black Panther party, one cannot help but realize that there were numerous clashes going... her time in the Black...
Expectations and Relationships Among African American Women
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...African American Women Overview of Issue: Expectations and Relationships among African American Women There is a health crisis among African American Women owing to their high rates of obesity, diabetes and hypertension in comparison to women of other ethnicities in US. Although nutrition has been taunted as the main contributory factor to their poor health status, other ethnic related factors also contribute immensely. These other ethnic factors are found within the societal construct which makes African American Women to conform to practices within that community (Hargreaves, Schlundt and Buchowski, 2002). Although dietary intake contributes... -O'Brien and Glanz (2008), the PEN 3 model is...
Cultural Empowerment Among African American Women
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...African American Women Overview of Issue:  Cultural Empowerment among African American Women There is a health crisis among African American Women owing to their high rates of obesity, diabetes and hypertension in comparison to women of other ethnicities in US. Although nutrition has been taunted as the main contributory factor to their poor health status, other ethnic related factors also contribute immensely. These other ethnic factors are found within the societal construct which makes African American Women to conform to practices within that community (Hargreaves, Schlundt & Buchowski, 2002). This problem has not been discovered or described recently but has... ? Topic: Cultural Empowerment among...
African American Women In Today's Society
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...African American Women in Today's Society Women face challenges in the society due to various kinds of discrimination. This paper exploresthe challenges African-American women face from a sociological perspective. Life an African American woman in a society that already has a reserved mindset about the gender roles of women is difficult and limiting. There are not as many fair chances for women to pursue their ambitions as they would like. There is a common perception as top what they are supposed to do....
Diabetes Fact Sheet For African American Women
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...AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN The African American woman is the woman among the minority population in America with the highest risk fact associated with any form of disease including diabetes (Amponsah, 2009). A number of factors account for this but most outstanding could be sighted as the fact that there is a high level of disparity in the provision of quality health care to all areas within the American population. It is on record that one in every four African Americans beyond the age of 55 has diabetes (Adams, 2011). This is a disturbing trend because if left unattended to, there is going to be time when the number may double. Records also have it that diabetes is a disease... DIABETES FACT SHEET FOR...
How the Media Degrade African American Women
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...African American Women The media has a role to inform the public about important occurrences and maintain the level of knowledge among people. However, the media has been criticized of degrading the African American woman. The media represent all available channels and technology that are used to convey information from the source to the audience. The African American women has been used by the media to represent negativity or the negative side of humanity particularly poverty. The modern generation media such as the Facebook and Twitter has also contributed to the degradation role played by the traditional media. This paper will therefore discuss how the media has degraded... ?How the Media Degrade...
Depression: Its Effects on African American Women
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...African American Women by Terrance Jones Depression 2 African American women have suffered from highly exertive bouts of depression for years with no end in sight concerning successful treatment strategies. The depression ratio amongst African American women is due to diverse variables that are difficult to change and or manipulate in a fashion that is rapid enough to streamline the effects of depression on these women. These same depression facilitation variables quickly exacerbate the negative effects of depression through synthesized and in many cases tandem continuity... Depression Depression: Its Effects on...
CULTURAL IDENTITY:Healthy Eating among African American Women
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...African American Women Overview of Issue Healthy Eating Among African American Women The eating habits of African American have been subjected to a lot of scrutiny owing to high rates of obesity or overweight issues in these women. The rate of obesity is highest in African American women compared to other women from other races in US. The statistics put the rate at four in every four women being obese in African American women. Over the years, the chances of African American women becoming obese with increased age have continued to escalate especially in comparison with non- Hispanic women. Owing to the high rate of obesity in women of African American ethnicity... , these...
Economic Opportunities Available for African American Women
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...African-American Women Matthew Hodgert JS 114-39/20/12 Dr. Claudio Vera Sanchez San Jose State University Introduction The concept of racial and gender inequalities sheds light on the relationship among gender, race, and discrimination in the United States. Various people of different ethnic backgrounds have been subjected to different forms of discrimination based on skin color. Racial discrimination has led to increased levels of poverty amongst certain communities. Although Native Americans often face racial discrimination, non-Native Americans are the most affected people group, especially... ? How Racial and Gender Discrimination has Adversely Reduced the Economic Opportunities Available for...
African-American women: disadvantages of Color
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...African-American Women: Disadvantages of 'Color' Recent years, more and more women enter top management positions and become effective leaders. Equal opportunities, affirmative action and anti-discrimination policies open new opportunities for female leaders to apply their knowledge and skills to the organizational context. Great change and positive developments in labor market create a new problem for women leaders: feeling of guilt caused by constant pressure to be "150% as good" and social expectations put on African American women. Today, a greater...
HIV Infections and African-American Women
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...African-American Women: Dying to Live Felecia A. Bailey of Maryland Gradate School of Nursing Comprehensive Examination Dr. Susan Wozenski October, 27, 2007 Abstract Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and its causative agent, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), have challenged scientists and society as a whole for more than two decades. Since the disease was first diagnosed in 1981, approximately 1.7 million people in the United States have been infected with the virus. In the United States and abroad, minority women, and African-American women in particular, are disproportionately affected by the HIV epidemic, with African... Running head: HIV/AIDS, Homelessness, and Poverty...
African American Women Returning to College
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...African American Women Returning to College’ Introduction The research is about African American women returning to college to pursue a higher education. There are many choices, challenges and triumphs that African American women face that reflects in the hurdles and stumbles that are sometimes made during the plight of a higher education. The purpose of this research survey was to explore challenges faced by African American women when return to college. Improving educational facilities...
African american women underrepresantation in higher education
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...African American Women Underrepresentation in Higher Education African American Women Underrepresentation in Higher Education Introduction The African American women play a very important role in the academic field (Hockaday, J & Puyear, 2000; Davies, 1998). Since the beginning of 21st century, women have been integrated into the administration in most institutions of higher learning. However, they are hardly recognized and are only seen subordinates to the white women or black men. They are seen as a group that has no experience, even though they are equally competent with their colleagues (Anderson and Ramey, 1998). This alone calls for further research to find out the issues that surround...
Stereotypes of African American Women in Film
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...African American women Stereotypes of African American women African American women, just like every ‘type’ of person, has had to endure a series of stereotypes that were most often not flattering. One of the stereotypes of the African American woman is that she is never innocent and always sexually competent. Seeing an African American woman does not evoke the imagery of virginity, a prejudice that has endured since slavery when African American did not have control over the use of their bodies. In film, the seductive and worldly imagery of the African American woman has endured. While more empowered positions have been created over time... ?Running Head: RACIAL STEREOTYPES IN FILM Stereotypes of...
Springer's Article on African American Women
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...African American Women within popular culture, post-feminist and post-civil rights. It explores how black women are viewed and portrayed within current society and media. Springer's examples include: divas, evil black bitches, and bitter black women. These topics were explored in depth, using prominent black women as examples. The overriding themes of post feminist and post-civil rights are integrated into each topic, adding further detail. Springer argues that feminism has become a commodity. Ethnic clothing, the big black booty (now referred to as 'junk in the trunk'), and the promotion of year round bronzed skin are ways... . Dir. Tyler Perry and Darren Grant. Perf. Tyler Perry,...
Social justice for African American women
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...African American Women Introduction Black women before were denied of freedom to choose regarding their reproductive health. Theywere called slaves and inferior to the white men and women. The right to access for medical and reproductive health care was only accessible to the latter. Unfortunately, black women had no right to choose whether they would be going to have a child or not. This paper seeks to discuss the scenario involving African-American Women way back from the old times. Further, it aims to provide assessment with Dorothy Robert’s argument that: Social injustice requires absolute protection on women’s reproductive freedom. A Glimpse from the Old Setting 1.1... Discrimination...
The Portray of African-American women in 1960s
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...AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN IN THE 1960s The Help and African-American Women in the 1960s (school) The Help and African-American Women in the 1960s Introduction The 1960s in the United States marked a time of major political and social changes. This was a time when counterculture and social revolution, as well as irresponsible excess were also very much apparent (Zeitz, 2006). Various events in the United States also unfolded, and these events had a significant impact on America’s current history. John F. Kennedy was elected president in 1961 and he became a president who was very much dedicated to the protection and establishment of civil rights for all Americans (Zeitz, 2006). Two years... ?Running head:...
HIV AIDS IN AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN 40-70
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...AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY WITH A FOCUS ON WOMEN BETWEEN THE AGES OF 40-70 JENNIFER MOON KEAN SW-2900/SW2901 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK SPRING 2009 PROFESSOR NABILIAH-ISMAIL HIV AND AIDS IN THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY WITH A FOCUS ON WOMEN BETWEEN THE AGES OF 40-70 Introduction The prevalence of HIV and AIDS cases in the African American group has always been statistically-higher than any other racial/ethnic group in the United States (CDC, 2004). However, there are limited studies which highlight African American women age 40-70 to discuss the prevalence of the disease in this segregated social group. Are African American women in this age category, within the entire African... HIV AND AIDS IN THE...
African American Women in Labor Unions Black, Brave and Bold.
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...African American Women in Labor Unions: Black, Brave and Bold. Introduction Black women operated in American workforce and labor movements throughout the span of the mid nineteenth to mid-twentieth century. During this time, America was not a place where people of color, particularly African Americans, were treated fairly, which was more evident in the south. However, this was also the span of time that marked the emancipation of slaves through the Thirteenth Amendment, which caused a mass migration of African Americans into the northern parts of America. Blacks had a better opportunity, though immensely unequal to that of whites... , to minutely progress in status due to many laws and...
A Qualitative Study on African American Women Administrators as Historically Black Colleges and Universities
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...African American women administrators at Historically Black Colleges and Universities Over the past several decades, African American women emerged as one of the most accomplished groups in higher education in the midst of dealing with difficult challenges, such as systemic racism and sexism (Bates, 2007, p.2). Although they continue to experience the barriers of the glass ceiling, they continue to strive to be promoted into higher level positions in higher education. As a matter of fact, an African American woman became the president of one of the ten Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in Georgia. Despite this major accomplishment, African American women who... ?A Qualitative study on...
Female Labor Force Participation Rate 1980 vs Today
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...African American Women vs. White Women Part 1 Facts: Mentioned below are a few facts regarding labor force participation, which are a result of research from official sources; Labor Force Participation Rate 1980 2012 Percent Change African American Women 53.1 59.8 12.6% White Women 51.2 57.4 12.1% Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Facts Over Time (1970-2012); (2012). The labor force participation has increased over time for both groups, but the increase in participation is slightly higher for African American than for White women. (12.6% vs. 12.1%). Part 2 (Potential... Female Labor Force Participation, Statistic: Female Labor Force Participation Rate 1980 vs. Today,...
A Better Marker than BMI for BMD in African-American Women
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...African American Women. Discussion: African American women tend to be more overweight and to have lower resting energy expenditures (REE) compared with Caucasian women. Weight is associated with bone mineral density (BMD), but the relation between BMD and REE has not been reported. In this study, the combined and independent contributions of age, body weight, body mass index (BMI), REE, physical activity, muscle strength, fat mass and lean body mass to lumbar spine, hip and total body BMC and BMD were assessed in four hundred postmenopausal African-American women aged 45-87 yrs, whose last menstrual period was at least 1 yr previous were... Resting Energy Expenditure: A better marker than BMI for BMD in...
How the media portrays African American women and african american families
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...African American women and African American families The racial discrimination still remains one of the most wide-spread problems all over the world. Lots of pains are taken to combat this negative phenomenon in the United States, where the problem of racial intolerance appears to be very poignant. Of course, it could sound a bit ironically that country, having a black man as the President, confronts racial discrimination, nonetheless, it is true. Racial intolerance is not just a problem of some particular people, it can turn to be a tragedy of the whole country and a great shame of the country. Actually, the problem of women rights can not be regarded as newly appeared... ? 4 How the media portrays...
How the media portrays African American women and african american families
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...African American women and African American families The racial discrimination still remains one of the most wide-spread problems all over the world. Lots of pains are taken to combat this negative phenomenon in the United States, where the problem of racial intolerance appears to be very poignant. Of course, it could sound a bit ironically that country, having a black man as the President, confronts racial discrimination, nonetheless, it is true. Racial intolerance is not just a problem of some particular people, it can turn to be a tragedy of the whole country and a great shame of the country. Actually, the problem of women rights can not be regarded as newly... 4 How the media portrays African...
Experiences of African American Women who have lost a male son to suicide
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...African American male suicides ontheir mothers, as well as the protective factors that the women employ to get through what is a trying and difficult period. The study provides a literature review of studies, into African American women dealing with the effects of suicide by their sons and critiques the underlying assumptions that have brought difficultly to these women to deal openly with their problem. According to the literature review, most of the women have focused on the belief that they need to stay strong and portray strength during their grieving period. The paper also discusses the methodology... ? Mothers of Suicide Sons MOTHERS OF SUICIDE SONS Introduction This study reviews the effects of...
Gender issues, Oppression, sexism, racism as it pertains to African American women
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...African American in all aspects. The negative stigmas that are associated with African American women along with violence has been a critical component towards harboring the feelings of negative... Race and dis are critical elements that have literally transformed the dynamics of the America society. Race is defined as “having a system of distinctions in the human race.” Race Discourse is defined as an “institutionalized way of speaking that determines our reality.” Gender inequality has one of the most prominent topics that is the focal point of hot discussion as society progresses to 21st century. This paper will discuss the ramifications of gender oppression that has hindered the overall growth of...
How do African American Women with Hypertension verbalize their understanding to their condition.
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...African American women al affiliation Background information: The mortality and morbidity rates of hypertension among African American women is high compared to other groups in the population. This is attributed to their beliefs, attitudes and perceptions of their condition. By verbalizing their understanding of their condition, interventions can be developed on how to manage high blood pressure. Method: Use of rigorous review of literature in English language through database search such as MEDLINE and PubMed. Results: African American women have very limited information regarding hypertension, including diet, exercise, treatment adherence and racial predisposition. Conclusion: So... Hypertension among...
The study of the effects of spirituality on African American women
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...African American women recovering from substance abuse, the theoretical framework derives from the principle of holistic care in the nursing profession, including spirituality. Citing various sources in this area that seek to establish the healing effects of spirituality, the author considers spirituality, as diverse from religion, to be specially relevant in the case of African American women prone to substance abuse. It is posed to be particularly significant for the nursing staff to provide these women customized support during the healing process from substance abuse. This emphasis is on the basis... prolonged engagement with the subject matter. An ongoing journal of the activities...
In African American women who have delivered live infants, what is the effect of prenatal care, in comparison to no prenatal care, on infant mortality rates within the first year of life?
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...African American women. Therefore, the topic of the research shows that it qualified to be published under the Maternal and Child Health Journal. Prior research into the group’s topic shows... Infant Mortality in African American Group: Scientific Journal al Affiliation Infant Mortality in African American Group: Scientific Journal Maternal and Child Health Journal provides an exclusive platform for the advancement of scientific and professional knowledge of the maternal and child health (MCH) field. It provides a platform where authors and researchers can post their researches and studies in the field of maternal and child health. Authors and researchers can publish their work in this journal. It covers ...
Why in 2011 African American American Women Still encounters the glass ceiling?
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...African American women to excel and Their secrets to success 7 Reasons for success 7 Sample Companies that hire African-American females 8 Conclusion 11 References 12 Abstract Study refers to the disparity of employment between African-American women with other Hispanic races in the United States. This study finds it ironic that in this age of technological advances and modernization, the perception of racial discrimination in the workplace still exists. In this research, reasons for unequal treatment in employment are discussed, and insights... ?Table of contents 2 Introduction 3 Methodology 4 Findings and discussions 4 Disparity in the workplace 5 Reasons for discriminations 6 Companies that allow...
The contribution of black women to the African American freedom struggle between 1865 and 1940
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...women to the African American freedom struggle between 1865 and 1940 The history of African American involvement, participation and contribution in politics is rich and its foundations highly extensive, an examination of African American citizenship since 1865 is representative of these observations and highlights the depth of this notion. Gates et al. (2012; p.492) state that “political participation has been a fundamental constant in the lives of African American people” and this statement is verifiable by the great testaments of the struggle for freedom and justice that black men and women have portrayed and displayed with relentless and enduring determination... ? Evaluate the contribution of black...
Evolution of Rights and Responsibilities as Compared Between Native American, African American and European American Women in th
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...American, African American and European American Women in the United s from 1776 to 2013 Your Name Name of Course Name of Professor Date of Submission Evolution of Rights and Responsibilities as Compared Between Native American, African American and European American Women in the United States from 1776 to 2013 Race and gender as social paradigms of identity have been intrinsically connected in the American society. Perhaps much of the multicultural ethos that the modern day USA is characterized by is shaped numerous feminist struggles for rights by disparate racial groups and a thrust for collective responsibilities and demands... ? Evolution of Rights and Responsibilities as Compared Between Native...
AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: either ''Evaluate the contribution of black women to the African American freedom struggle between 1865 and 1940.'' or ''How and how successfully have African Americans advanced their social and e
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...women to the African American freedom struggle between 1865 and 1940 The history of African American involvement, participation and contribution in politics is rich and its foundations highly extensive, an examination of African American citizenship since 1865 is representative of these observations and highlights the depth of this notion. Gates et al. (2012; p.492) state that “political participation has been a fundamental constant in the lives of African American people” and this statement is verifiable by the great testaments of the struggle for freedom and justice that black men and women have portrayed and displayed with relentless and enduring determination... Evaluate the contribution of black...
Compare the Impact that the American Revolution had on Women and African Americans
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...American Revolution on Women and African Americans The American Revolution had profound impacts inAmerica than just the formation an independent country. The years preceding the revolution saw the formation of a government with heavy influence from the government models in ancient Greece, Rome, and Great Britain. In additional, the revolution changed the great political structure and the social aspects especially on the status of women and slavery1. During the timeline of the American Revolution, slavery was an established national institution, especially in the southern states. However, the number of slaves was relatively small, and they worked and lived in every... ? Revolutionary Era Impact of the...
Health and Women as Healers in the African American Culture
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...women as healers in the African American culture How has health and illness defined African American culture? Culture establishes a collective system of meaning, the way that individuals experience, observe and understand the world. The guidelines of culture pass from one generation to the next through a procedure in which people develop a cultural lens for having knowledge of the world. Individuals may move between cultures while at the same time inhabiting a relatively unique subculture. The subculture has its ideas, rules, and social organization, as done by African Americans. African American self-care practices emerged from strategies for survival and long term attempts to overcome... Health and...
Hypertension in the African American Culture
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...African-American males alone who are at risk for hypertension and a comparative analysis of different demographic groups with regard to hypertension suggests that African-American women are at risk to suffer from higher incidence and prevalence of the disease compared with other groups. In one of the most significant and recent studies on the various factors associated with adherence to hypertension treatment in African American women, Fongwa, et al... Hypertension in the African American Culture There have been several research evidences which prove the close relationship between African American culture and the possibility of hypertension and it is a proven fact that African-American males are at...
Underrepresentation of african americn women in higher education administrative positions
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...African American women in higher education administrative posts in public institutions of higher education. In this review, I conducted my research on African American women administrators, ethnographic, leadership, racism in higher education, racism in education, gender bias, administrative practice in higher education, and historically black colleges and universities. A Synopsis of African American women The end Civil War manifested an innovative period for education and occupation for African American women, while the passage of the Land Grant College Act (Morrill Act of 1862... ? Literature review Review of literature The main purpose of this dissertation is to investigate the poor representation of...
Summrzation: Discuss the role that African American woman have played and is played in the African American struggle for liberation and freedom
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...African American Women in the African-American Struggle for Liberation The years of African American struggle for human rights (1763-1967) have been a lengthy ordeal. Quite a number of African American personalities, both men and women, played a significant role in achieving the long-sought liberation from all that had held them captive since the Transatlantic Slave Trade in the mid-fifteenth century. As such, this paper will discuss the roles of African American women in the African American emancipation as exemplified by those who became prominent in their time. One thing we need to understand about the African American women is that they suffered, to an extent, more than the men... The Role of...
African American Sexuality in White Culture
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...women to break stereotypes toward African American women, and the negative influence of the White culture on sexuality of the African American Women. White people need to become aware of the set heritage and take blame of the changing patterns of privilege. There have been a number of instances that both disconfirm or confirm the author’s feeling that African American religious institutions are unforthcoming in dealing with sexual issues in an open manner. White people should be conscious of the legacy and take responsibility for transforming patterns of privilege by looking... African American Sexuality in White Culture Sexuality and the Black Church, by Kelly Douglas Brown, looks at the taboo matter...
Impact of PTSD and Substance Abuse on African American females
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...African-American women. They mention that at one point, about 23.5% of African-American women within the ages of 12-17 had a history of drug use, and for African-American young women in prison, an increase of 3 times the usual rate of drug use was apparent. This is an alarming rate considering the fact that drug use also opens the risk for HIV/AIDS among users, and in this case, the rate of possible infection with HIV-AIDS among these African-American drug users is a major threat to their health. The authors also mention that substance... ?Impact of PTSD and Substance Abuse on African American females Section 2: Literature Review Various studies have been carried out examining Post-traumatic stress...
Impact of PTSD and Substance Abuse on African American females
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...African-American women. They mention that at one point, about 23.5% of African-American women within the ages of 12-17 had a history of drug use, and for African-American young women in prison, an increase of 3 times the usual rate of drug use was apparent. This is an alarming rate considering the fact that drug use also opens the risk for HIV/AIDS among users, and in this case, the rate of possible infection with HIV-AIDS among these African-American drug users is a major threat to their health. The authors also mention that substance... ?Impact of PTSD and Substance Abuse on African American females Section 2: Literature Review Various studies have been carried out examining Post-traumatic stress...
African American
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...African American teachers. Ownership of property such as land and access to education was facilitated by the Freedman’s Bureau. Moreover, freedom brought sexual harassment of African American women to an end. Ending slavery also made it possible for the African Americans to move freely to all desired locations. It is also important to note that after abolition of slavery increased production significantly hence boosting the American economy. However, end of slavery also brought new challenges for the American community. For instance, some of the whites experienced land displacement as one of the civil war aftermath. The aging white community... AFRICAN AMERICAN FREEDOM African American Freedom In over...
Infant Mortality in African American Group
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...Americans and Hispanic Americans. This has raised concerns especially on how the rate of infant mortality can be reduced countrywide to ensure that the factors causing infant mortality are reduced. This has been done by considering the differences of infant mortality rates among the different groups in different regions in the United States (Cain, 2012). An important question, therefore, has been, In African American women who have delivered live infants, what is the effect of prenatal care, in comparison to no prenatal care, on infant mortality rates within the first year of life? This question has been important... Infant Mortality in African American Group Research indicates that the rate of infant mo...
Preparing African American Female Graduates for the Workforce
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...African American Female Graduates for the Workforce: Preparing African American Female Graduates for the Workforce: African American women require a lot of support in regards to skills related to career choice and development. It is noted that many live in economically-deprived surroundings that limit their access to work places. In this investigation, we shall employ the casual-comparative methodology as a design. This is the most appropriate approach as the method, which is sometimes referred to as ex post facto research seeks to establish reasons or causes for existing differences among two groups of individuals. These differences are based on the independent as well as dependent... ? Preparing...
African American woman working towards better education
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...African American woman working towards better education number: . The African American women had to endure pain and alienation during the civil rights movement. The white people were violent and terrorized the black people, women especially. The African American women were discriminated in terms of education. Other forms of discrimination included employment and demoralization through verbal abuses. The intensity of pain and discrimination propelled the African American women to fight for...
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...African American women. To carry out a successful quality improvement project, four key factors have to be considered and this is the need for an analysis of the problem, a resolution to address the problem, development of an intervention, and a follow up process to ensure the problem is managed in the long term. Considering my capstone project will be on factors that influence diabetes self-management on adult African American women, my quality Improvement project would then be to identify and educate African American Women affected by...
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