African Essay Topics

The african situation

Different countries have separate concerns. Problems that arise often lead people to migrate and seize every opportunity available to pursue a life far contrasting from the harsh reality of a previous situation. Individuals are constantly on the move to find better avenues for a comfortable lifestyle. The vastness of Africa has kept its people moving… View Article

Park Tea Room

Master “Hally” Harold is the seventeen year old lead of Athol Fugard’s work, a white boy of South African descent, son of his mentor Sam’s employer. Sam is one of two black waiters employed by his family’s business, the St. George’s Park Tea Room. The focus of the play is of the two men’s mutual… View Article

The Great African Americans Migration 1910 to 1920s

By the turn of the nineteenth century, the number of African Americans living in the living in the United States was approximated at almost nine million. Of the estimated figures, ninety percent of the African Americans lived in the South where they constituted almost a third of the total population of the region. Around a… View Article

Benito Cereno – Reader Response Criticism

Most readers of Benito Cereno will be surprised when the African conspiracy is finally revealed. Although Melville begins the novella with ominous imagery, the text is designed to lead the reader away from the true events of the San Dominick. The point of view of Benito Cereno is the major tool Melville uses to trick… View Article

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King was a major driving force during the 1950-1960s African American civil rights movement. Following his influence in fighting for the respect of equal human rights, Luther has become one of the most recognized human rights icons in the American nation. According to available historical information, born in 1929, Luther started his civil… View Article

Culture Acceptance of Homosexuality in the African-American Culture

Different factions of sociologists depict men. Functionalists suggest that a division of labor originally arose between man and women because of the woman’s role in reproduction. By virtue of their larger size and greater muscular strength, men were assigned hunting and defense tasks. Conflict theorists reject functionalist arguments as simply offering a rationale for male… View Article

Cultural and Linguistic Differences in African and Puerto Rican Studies

Academic failure in the United States is common among African-American and Latino. Cultural diversity and linguistic differences are among the causes. In order to solve this, teachers must be knowledgeable about the effect of culture on the behavior, learning styles, and preferred teaching styles of the students in a multicultural classroom and use the differences… View Article

African American

On October 23rd, 2006, a then 24 year old Dorothy Webb stood outside her Mississippi home. Fearing eviction from her home for non-payment of rent, Dorothy decided to do something drastic to save the only home she had grown to love. She walked to ‘the bottom’ which was almost 9 miles away, in an attempt… View Article

African American Korean American Conflict

“So they watch every damn move that I make. They hope I don’t pull out a Gat, try to rob… ” so goes the words to a rap song by a famous Black American musician as portrayed by Anthony choe (www. hcs. harvard. edu). These lines are a clear representation of the enormity of the… View Article

Black on Black Crime

Undeniably, stereotyping has always been rampant in our society. These stereotyping may either be through gender, age, occupation and the most popular of all, perhaps—race. Part of stereotyping is associating a certain group of people to whether good or bad demeanor. And perhaps, almost known to all is the black-on-black crime. This kind of crime… View Article

Europeans and Africans

The two stages of contact between Europeans and Africans in the modern era, according to Morel, were the slave trade and the “power of modern capitalistic exploitation”. In the first he describes the horrors of the African slave trade that had occurred in the 1700-1800’s, the way the slaves were captured from their homes and… View Article

Woman in the Life of African

The life of nineteenth century African American women was marred by an unfortunate social practice called slavery. While such unjust living condition affected both men and women, the harmful impact was more on women. This is because in the context of slavery, it was the women who suffered worse and the ones who were subjected… View Article

A Study in Adaptation

Among the monographs found in the Culture and Ecology in East Africa Project is that of the work of Walter Goldschmit, entitled “The Sebei: A Study in Adaptiona. ” It is among the ethnographic studies conducted to shed light on a particular community, which is that of Sebei. The project previously mentioned to which the… View Article

Bush Meat: African Apes

The African people, particularly those who live in and near forest areas, have been eating meat of wild animals or bushmeat for centuries. They hunted for subsistence, as bushmeat was a main source of protein in the forest. But as Africa’s forests increasingly become more accessible through urbanization, the hunting for bushmeat in West and… View Article

Cornel West’s contribution to African/Amercian Philosophy

Cornel West, born June 02, 1953, is an American philosopher, author, actor (some of you may know him from Matrix Reloaded and Revolutions), civil rights activist and prominent member of the Democratic Socialists of America. West, commonly known for his blend of political and moral insight and criticism and his contribution to the post-1960s civil… View Article