Asante, Molefi K., 1942-
Culture Summary: African Americans
New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010.: online document
By line: Molefi Kete Asante
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
African Americans (NK04)
Culture summary (105);
This is a culture summary of the African Americans. Information is presented on
major aspects of African American culture.
Document ID: nk04-000
This culture summary is based on the article, "African
Americans" by Molefi Kete Asante, in the Encyclopedia of World Culture, Vol. 1, North
America, 1991. Timothy O’Leary and David Levinson, eds. MacMillan Reference, USA. Teferi
Abate Adem wrote the synopsis and indexing notes in February 2009. The demography section
was updated with information from United States census 2000 in June, 2010. Professors John
L. Jackson, Jr. and Deborah A. Thomas (both at the University of Pennsylvania) provided
advice and suggestions for new sources. HRAF is very grateful to both.
Includes bibliographical references.
Teferi Abate Adem; 2009
General African Americans; United States