Notes on Chapter 2 Vocabulary
a period in the 1920s when African-American achievements in art and music and literature
Laws written to separate blacks and whites in public areas/meant African Americans had
Lecture Notes on the I Have A Dream Speech
Rhetorical strategies of "I Have a Dream Speech"
-mentioning Geographical spaces
Allusions of "I Have a Dream Speech"
-Lincoln's Emancipation proclamation "Fivescore years ago."
Lecture Notes on Booker T Washington
Who was the "Atlanta Exposition Speech" by Booker T. Washington directed
Aimed towards white Americans to hire AA and allow them to climb up the economic
"Cast down your buckets where you are"
Lecture Notes on Black Nationalism and The Appeal
Max Stanford's definition of Black Nationalism
"AA creating a consciousness of their own kind of self. It liberates and frees AA from
exploitation, providing the binding force for a nation or people to fre
Lecture Notes on The Niagara Movement
Explain the Talented Tenth
(intro 1903) DuBois idea that 1/10 of the brightest and most promising AA would be able to
obtain liberal arts education and lift up the rest of AA
Significance of Harper's ferry
This is the
Lecture Notes on African American Vernacular
banana - banana
"Banana": banana: Wolof language: West Africa (Senegal & Gambia).
bogus - fake
"Boko-boko", fake or fraudulent: West Africa (Nigeria) - Hausa language.
bongo - drum
"Boungu": West Africa (Camaro
Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Refers to the capacity of individuals to act independently and to make their own free choices
The action of taking something for personal use, usually without the owner's consent (typically
from a culture)
Lecture Notes on Important Events in AFAM History
Important happenings of 1895
-Outspoken about prejudices (Ida B. Wells publishes A Red Record: campaign against lynching,
w/ preface by Douglass)
-F. Douglass Dies (Feb)
-DuBois completes PhD @ Harvard and
Lecture Notes on the Strategy of WEB DuBois
The strategy of DuBois
Vote, persistant unceasing agitation, adopt nonviolent strategies but exclude a willingness to
become a martyr like John Brown. He thought that AA should stand up for their rights and prov
Lecture on the Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr.
What kinds of rhetorical devices war used in MLK's "Speech at the Holt Street Baptist
-He used call and response
repeating words/phrases at the beginning of neighboring cl