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background image AAST 100 Final Exam Review  Invisible Politics ­ Techniques used to enact public policy & 
alleviate racial segregation, oppression, & discrimination
­ women's participation, strikes, demonstrations, boycotts, 
marches, civil disobedience
­ Dominant form of political activity for Blacks prior to Voting 
Rights Act of 1965
Reparations ­ the idea that some form of compensatory payment 
should be made to the descendants of Africans who had been 
enslaved by the Slave Trade.
Scottsboro Case ­ one of the most infamous cases in legal 
­ 9 Black boys accused of raping 2 white women on freight train
­ Charges were fraudulent
­ Received support of American Communist Party
­ Convictions set aside in 2 incidents but retried to be found 
background image Womanism ­ Black women struggle for survival and liberation
­ Negative Relationship to system of white male rule
­ Black woman are discriminated for both race and sex
­ Believe liberation is necessary
­ Black solidarity instead of lesbianism separatism
Psychological Chains of Slavery ­ African Americans 
destructive behavior is derived from slavery
­ One of the most destructive psychological consequences of 
slavery was the loss of the African's distinct human identity 
"competence as human beings"
Combabee River Collective ­ was a black feminist lesbian 
organization active in Boston
­ Highlighted that the white feminist movement wasn't 
addressing their particular needs. 
­Well known for the Combahee River Collective Statement.
Nigrescence ­ William Cross' theory of the process of becoming 
background image Black nationalism ­ The separation or independence from the 
European Society
Ten Point Program ­ is a set of guidelines to the Black Panther 
Party's ideals and ways of operation
Langston Hughes ­ American poet, black activist, novelist, 
playwright, and columnist from Joplin, Missouri
Claude McKay ­ a poet and writer during the Harlem 
­ famous for his "if we must die" poem
Cointelpro ­ was a series of covert, illegal, projects conducted by
the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) aimed at
surveilling, infiltrating, discrediting, and disrupting domestic 
political organizations.
­ Activists targeted for surveillance to COINTELPRO
Mumia Abdul Jamal ­ Born Wesley Cook on April 24th, 1954
­ At 15 served as Minister of Info of Black Panther Party, 
President of Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists

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School: University of Maryland
Department: African American Studies
Course: Intro to African Ameri Studies
Professor: Jonathan England
Term: Fall 2015
Name: African American study
Description: AAST 100 Final Exam Review
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