Washington State Magazine

Tag: African Americans

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New & Noteworthy for Winter 2014
Winter 2014
After Artest: The NBA and the Assault on Blackness by David J. Leonard  SUNY Press, 2012 :: After a brawl at a Pistons-Pacers game in 2004, the NBA adopted policies to govern black players and prevent them from embracing styles and persona...
Categories: Cultural studies, Poetry, Anthropology
Tags: African Americans, Basketball, Southwest United States


Alpha Phi Alpha: A Legacy of Greatness, the Demands of Transcendence
Winter 2012
Alpha Phi Alpha is the only black fraternity to be founded at an Ivy League school. Starting at Cornell in 1906, its founders were just a generation away from slavery and intent on creating an organization to foster academic scholarship, build ...
Categories: History, Cultural studies
Tags: Black fraternities, African Americans


The Cayton Legacy: An African American Family
Summer 2002
Set in Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago, and New York, The Cayton Legacy chronicles the evolution of a remarkable African American family. From the Civil War to the present, generations of the Horace and Susie Cayton family helped illuminate the black...
Categories: Cultural studies, History
Tags: African Americans