Africa

Understanding the Cultural Development of the African American Adolescent

Understandingthe Cultural Development of the African American Adolescent Understandingthe Cultural Development of the African American Adolescent TopicalBackground Theadolescent stage is the most critical step in the development of anychild. It is the transition stage from childhood to adulthood andstudies have pointed out that it is a vulnerable stage that leavesmany teenagers exposed to social dynamics …

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How African American and Native American exploitation and experience in the West

HowAfrican American and Native American exploitation and experience inthe West TheNative and African American civilizations suffered greatly under theleadership of the Americans (whites). On numerous occasions, the twodescents were treated inhumanely and subjected to conditions that arenot ideal for human living. Although the two races eventually brokeaway from the shackles of slavery and exploitation, their …

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The Clintons and the African American community

TheClintons and the African American community Thearticle looks at how the relationship between the Clintons and theAfrican American community has been since Bill Clinton wascampaigning till he left office in 2001. Specifically, there is ananalysis of the support the Clintons have been getting duringelections from the African American community. It also analyzes thecontribution of Bill …

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South-African Jazz

South African jazz can be defined, using as a basis a broad definition of African jazz, as jazz as performed by South African artists, “many of whom instill musical sounds and influences that are unique to their region” (Songa P. , 2005) or the country in general. South African jazz as a separate kind of …

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Crime capital of South Africa

Conventional wisdom dictates that crime is a result of poverty. But what is ironic about Johannesburg is that it is blessed with immense natural resources, and yet its people remain impoverished and reliant on illegal activities for survival. Johannesburg is South Africa’s largest and most populous city. It is also the provincial capital of Gauteng, …

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Symbolic Islamic Architecture of the Medieval Period in Africa

This paper aims to tackle various Islamic architectures that are constructed during the medieval period in Africa: the Citadel of Cairo (North) and the Great Mosque of Kilwa (East). It endeavors to present the formal elements of the works, their contents and meanings. Moreover, it will give a brief background of the artist or culture. …

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Mobility of Asian, African, Middle Eastern and European Travelers

It cannot be gainsaid that early explorers played a significant role in the unprecedented development of the world trade, exploration and eventual discovery not only of various lucrative sea trade routes but the discovery of new continents as well. Such renowned European explorer like Christopher Columbus who was sponsored by the Spanish government is variably …

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