Project Tag: Sociology

Roy Simon Bryce-Laporte

Image from Colgage University, West Indian Panamanian American, Sociology, Ethnic Studies, Diaspora Studies Roy Simon Bryce-Laporte (1933-2012) A trailblazer in African American, Latin American, and Caribbean studies programs, Roy Simon Bryce-Laporte developed innovative projects and curriculum that examined Black cultural traditions and migratory patterns in the Western Hemisphere. Roy Simon Bryce-Laporte, a Panamanian American …

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Lewis Wade Jones

Photographer unknown. Circa 1960. Photo from Tuskegee University Archives. African American, Ethnography, Sociology Lewis Wade Jones (1910-1979) Dr. Lewis Wade Jones was one of the major ethnographers of Southern rural Black life in the 20th century, at a time when formerly enslaved Blacks transitioned from sharecropping to more mechanized ways of living and work. Lewis …

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William Edward Burghardt Du Bois

Photo by James E. Purdy (1859 – 1933). National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. Object Number NPG.80.25. African American, Cultural Theory, Sociology William Edward Burghardt DuBois (1868-1963) William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was one of the most influential figures in African American studies and American history. Born and raised in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, he traveled south …

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