African American culture African American culture, also known as Black American culture, refers to the contributions of African Americans to the culture of the United States, either as part of or distinct from mainstream American culture.The distinct identity of African American culture is rooted in the historical experience of the African American people, including the Middle Passage. African American history African American history is the part of American history that looks at the African Americans or Black Americans in the United States. Although previously marginalized, African American history has gained ground in school and university curricula and gained wider scholarly attention since the late th century.The black history that pre dates the slave trade is rarely taught in schools and is Black Culture and Black Consciousness Afro American Folk When Black Culture and Black Consciousness first appeared thirty years ago, it marked a revolution in our understanding of African American history Contrary to prevailing ideas at the time, which held that African culture disappeared quickly under slavery and that black Americans had little group pride, history, or cohesiveness, Levine uncovered a cultural treasure trove, illuminating a rich South Africa Overcoming Apartheid African National Congress ANC Founded in as the South African Native National Congress SANNC , the ANC initially worked within the law to eliminate racial oppression The ANC was banned in by the Afrikaner government, but continued to function in exile and underground inside South Africa. African American Church Growth Principles of Prophetic Filling a need not previously addressed, African American Church Growth contends that it is precisely the prophetic consciousness which appeals to many blacks of the post civil rights era, and that emphasis on the prophetic will help bring the black church out of the disillusionment of a African American Poetry An Anthology, In the th century, abolitionist and African American periodicals printed thousands of poems by black men and women on such topics as bondage and freedom, hatred and discrimination, racial identity and racial solidarity, along with dialect verse that mythologized the Southern past Early in the African American literature The rise of the New Negro African American literature The rise of the New Negro During the first two decades of the th century, rampant racial injustices, led by weekly reports of grisly lynchings, gave strong impetus to protest writing From the editor s desk of the Colored American Magazine, Pauline E Hopkins wrote novels, short stories, editorials, and social commentary in the early s that attempted to The African American Family inCrisis The Martins begin their discussion of the American black helping tradition by studying its place of origin, which was Africa The major forces which they attribute the birth and growth of the helping tradition are the African extended family, mutual aid, socialclass cooperation, malefemale equality, prosocial behavior, fictive kinship, racial consciousness, and religious consciousness. African American Artist Charles W White, Jr info of Charles White, Jr was born on April , to Ethel Gary and Charles White Sr on the South Side of Chicago He discovered at an early age that he could draw. Books Dr Molefi Kete Asante The Dramatic Genius of Charles Fuller An African Playwright by Molefi Kete Asante Charles Fuller is a pre eminent American dramatist The Dramatic Genius of Charles Fuller is an accessible and appropriate introduction to the mind of Fuller for those who know his work and those who do not.