Bledsoe, Albert Taylor, 1809-1877; Slavery--Southern States--Justification; Southern States--Intellectual life--19th century; Secession--Southern States
This thesis explores the life and career of Albert Taylor Bledsoe, a conservative Whig intellectual and proslavery theorist. It seeks to understand an apparent contradiction in Bledsoe's public comments regarding slavery and secession. Bledsoe...
Women household employees--Southern States--History; African American women--Civil rights--Southern States--History; Minority women--Southern States--Social conditions; Civil rights movements--Southern States--History--20th century
During the 1960's, nearly ninety percent of black women in the South worked as
domestic servants. While much has been written depicting the dehumanizing and
exploitative conditions in which they lived, their contributions to human rights...
Hypertension--Genetic aspects; Coronary heart disease--Genetic aspects; African Americans--Health and hygiene
Cardiovascular diseases, including hypertension, are the leading causes of death in
the United States. African-Americans carry the highest burden of disease with 32% of
adults with hypertension. Blood pressure (BP) dipping, defined as a drop of>...
The Louisville Leader was an African-American newspaper published from 1917 to 1950 by I. Willis Cole in Louisville, Kentucky. There is a tear across the center of pages one, two, three, and four of this issue that makes some lines illegible.