The Negro almanac : a reference work on the African American / compiled and edited by Harry A. Ploski and James Williams.
Contributor(s): Ploski, Harry A | Williams, James D. (James De Bois).Material type: TextPublisher: Detroit : Gale Research Inc., c1989Edition: 5th ed.Description: xi, 1622 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.ISBN: 0810377063; 9780810377066.Subject(s): African Americans -- Dictionaries | Afro-Americans Dictionaries and encyclopediasDDC classification: 973/.0496073/003 LOC classification: E185 | .N385 1989
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -1582) and index.
Chronology: Historical review -- Significant documents in African-American history (1688-1989) -- Growth and distribution of the black population -- Black family -- Black worker in the labor movement -- Black capitlism -- Employment, unemployment, and the labor force -- Income, earnings, and incidence of poverty -- Federal government and assistance programs -- Perspectives on black education -- Blacks in Colonial and Revolutionary America -- Black servicemen and the military establishment -- Black amateur and professional athlete -- Black writers, scholars, and poets -- Black artist -- Inventors and scientists -- Black entertainer in the performing arts -- Black classical musicians -- Jazz scene -- Black in films -- Black press and broadcast media -- Black religious tradition -- National black organizations -- Black woman -- Prominent black Americans -- Black firsts -- Slavery in the Americas -- Sub-Saharan Africa: Emerging nations -- Blacks in the western hemisphere.
From a historical review, through the history of civil rights organizations and growth and population of the black population, to the jazz scene and blacks in the Americas, sub-Saharan Africa, and the western hemisphere.