Details the ways in which the tenets and foundations of African American culture have given rise to today’s society.cover topics such as rap music, sports, television, cinema, racism, religion, literature, among others.
Focuses on the concept of community and works to explore and position that concept within many disciplines and contexts. Entries include Apartheid, Blogs, County fairs, Eugenics, Gangs, Shtetls, Social Darwinism, and Third places.
Contains essays on specific cultural & ethnoreligious groups in the United States, emphasizing religions, holidays, customs, and languages in addition to providing information on historical background and settlement patterns.
Probes the connections between wartime expeditions and the experiences of the larger American society. e.g. Antiwar movements, Baby boom, National system of interstate and defense highways, Apocalypse Now movie, tables of data, surveys, and opinion polls.