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List of African-American documentary films List of African-American documentary films From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search This list of African American documentary films includes films that were made by African Americans, as well as films on the topic of African Americans. Films marked with an asterisk (*) are specifically about the African American Civil Rights Movement. Contents [hide] 1930s[edit] Marian Anderson: the Lincoln Memorial Concert * (1939) 1940s[edit] 1950s[edit] 1960s[edit] 1970s[edit] 1980s[edit] 1990s[edit] 2000s[edit] 2010s[edit] Retrieved from " Categories: Navigation menu Personal tools Namespaces Variants Views Actions Navigation Interaction Tools Print/export Languages Edit links This page was last modified on 13 April 2014 at 19:52.

Dictionary The French-language Petit Larousse is an example of an illustrated dictionary. A dictionary is collection of words in one or more specific languages, often listed alphabetically (or by radical and stroke for ideographic languages), with usage information, definitions, etymologies, phonetics, pronunciations, and other information;[1] or a book of words in one language with their equivalents in another, also known as a lexicon.[1] According to Nielsen (2008) a dictionary may be regarded as a lexicographical product that is characterised by three significant features: (1) it has been prepared for one or more functions; (2) it contains data that have been selected for the purpose of fulfilling those functions; and (3) its lexicographic structures link and establish relationships between the data so that they can meet the needs of users and fulfill the functions of the dictionary. A broad distinction is made between general and specialized dictionaries. History[edit] English Dictionaries[edit]

Biographies Read profiles of influential African Americans from the colonial era to the present-day. From abolitionists to jazz musicians, discover more about the figures who shaped African-American history. Septima Poinsette ClarkSeptima Poinsette Clark was an educator and civil rights activist. As director of citizenship schools help spur the Montgomery Bus Boycott and voter registration drive. Asa Philip Randolph: Civil Rights Movement Activist and Mentor Frederick DouglassFrederick Douglass' work as an abolitionist--speaking throughout the United States and Europe--as well as publishing a newspaper and slave narratives, make him an important member of the abolitionist movement. Members of the Black Panther PartyThis is a list of three prominent leaders of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense Toni Morrison: BiographyToni Morrison is a prolific writer whose novels about the African-American experience have received critical acclaim Ida B. Publishers of Freedom's JournalJohn B. W.E.B. Booker T.

Is the word, "cop" slang "policeman," 1859, abbreviation of earlier copper (1846), from the verb. Short for copper (“police officer”), itself from cop (“one who cops”) above, i.e. a criminal. The most probable explanation is that it comes from the slang verb cop, meaning “to seize”, originally a dialect term of northern England which by the beginning of the nineteenth century was known throughout the country. more........ The most commonly-heard theories trace "cop" (or "copper") meaning "police officer" to copper buttons worn on early police uniforms, or to copper police badges supposedly issued in some cities, but there is no real evidence for any of this.

W. E. B. Du Bois William Edward Burghardt "W. E. B." Du Bois (pronounced /duːˈbɔɪz/ doo-BOYZ; February 23, 1868 – August 27, 1963) was an American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author and editor. Born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, Du Bois grew up in a relatively tolerant and integrated community. After graduating from Harvard, where he was the first African American to earn a doctorate, he became a professor of history, sociology and economics at Atlanta University. Du Bois rose to national prominence as the leader of the Niagara Movement, a group of African-American activists who wanted equal rights for blacks. Racism was the main target of Du Bois's polemics, and he strongly protested against lynching, Jim Crow laws, and discrimination in education and employment. Du Bois was a prolific author. Early life Great Barrington's primarily European American community treated Du Bois generally well. University education Wilberforce and University of Pennsylvania

List of slang terms for police officers Many slang terms, often considered offensive, exist for police officers. These terms are rarely used by the police themselves and instead are used by criminals, prisoners or even by the general public. Police services also have their own internal slang and jargon; some of it relatively widespread geographically and some very localised. #[edit] 5-O (Five-Oh) US, police officers and/or a warning that police are approaching. 5's, The New York City Police. 12 (Twelve) Police Officers, and a warning that police officers are approaching. A[edit] Aina Swedish, the police. Appointments UK, a police constable's personal equipment. Asfalt Kovboyu (Asphalt Cowboy) Turkish, police officers. Aynasız (Plural Aynasızlar) Turkish, address to a police officer. Aqua Term used by mainly Spanish speaking people that originated in prison to let others know an officer is near; believed to originate from "floor's wet". B[edit] Babylon Jamaican, establishment systems, often applied to the police. Bacon US, police officers.

African-American History Double Layered Braided Cowl | Free Crochet Pattern with Tutorial | Guest Contributor Post on My Hobby is Crochet Blog The free pattern for this gorgeous Braided Crochet Cowl is brought to you by our guest, Shehnaaz from Crochet Dreamz Blog. I hope you will love it as much as I do! *Disclaimer: This post includes affiliate links. Double Layered Braided Cowl The written pattern and pictures are copyright to Crochet Dreamz 2016. Materials: 2. 3. Gauge: 13 hdc= 4 inches Yardage: I used about 2 skeins of Vanna's Choice. Stitch Abbreviations: Pattern is in standard American terms. sc- single crochet hdc- half double crochet sl st- slip stitch ch- chain sk- skip hdc in 3rd loop front and back UPDATE 02/23/2016 Many of you have asked for a full video tutorial! You can watch the videos below. Left Handed Video Tutorial: Pattern:Row 1: Chain 70, 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook (beginning ch 2 counts as 1st hdc here and throughout), 1 hdc in each ch across. Row 2: You will not be working in to the regular “V” of the stitches but the third loop you find in front of each st as shown. Row 3: Ch 1, 3 sc, sc2tog, 3 sc.

10 Awesome Independent Record Labels [LIST] - MTT Open Here at Music Without Labels we do our best at providing you with some of the top independent music worldwide, which is why I’ve decide to show some love and promote the main industry that helps manage these artists’ insanely busy music schedules; Independent Record Labels! Now this list is in no particular order so their is no hierarchy of which label is better than the next. This is an independent community so it’s our job as indie people to promote quality independent music equally together. We will continue to promote the Independent Record Labels in this new series. Hope this comes as a great reference, and please stay tuned for more: 1. Label Genre(s): Dance (HOUSE) Description: Being started by one of the United Kingdoms’ largest dance DJs in Mark Knight, it was certain to be a hit immediately following their release to the world in 2003. Artist Count: 46 active Deadmau5 - HR 8938 Cephei Contact Links: Website | Facebook | Twitter 2. Label Genre(s): Metal | Hardcore | Rock 3. 4. 7.

Woman's Slipper Boots Crochet Pattern, Classic Snow Boots, US sizes 5-12, Now in French too! After lot of requests, I finally found the time to write the boots pattern in woman's sizes. This crochet pattern is worked with two strands of worsted weight yarn held together making it sturdy and toasty at the same time. Though the buttons are functional, I found that you can just slip in and out of the boot with ease even without opening the straps. I used 4 skeins of Vanna's choice for each pair of boots and still had some yarn left over. This would be a stylish way to keep your feet warm! I love boots and now I have one I can wear at home. *Pattern is written in Standard American Terms. Payment can be made securely through PayPal using your credit card or PayPal account, see FAQ for details. Find the Baby Size pattern here : Baby Classic Snow Boots PatternFind the Toddler Size pattern here: Toddler Classic Snow Boots PatternFind the Kid Size Pattern here : Kid Size Classic Snow Boots Pattern Woman's Snow Boots Pattern( in English)

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