Howard University Professor E. Franklin Frazier’s 1939 book, The Negro Family in the United States, was the first comprehensive study of the family life of African Americans, beginning with colonial-era slavery, extending through the years of slavery and emancipation, to the impact of Jim Crow and migrations to both southern and northern cities in the twentieth century. Hardcover – January 1, 1951. by Edward Franklin Frazier (Author) 5.0 out of 5 stars 6 ratings. Refer-Insight and Vindication 5 ring to this book, she stated, "Frazier reiterated the thesis that dominant Black women, by perpetuating the slave legacy of un-wed motherhood, were the cause of family instability" (Roberts, MacMillan usually put First Edition, but since I have a stated Second Printing of this book, I am confidant that this is the First. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. .usa-footer .grid-container {padding-left: 30px!important;} Family desertion among Negroes in cities appears, then, to be one of the inevitable consequences of the impact or urban life on the simple family organization and folk culture which the Negro has evolved in the rural South.” (Pg. The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely. For the first century we struggled to hold together the first continental union of democracy in the history of man. .manual-search ul.usa-list li {max-width:100%;}

A national effort is required that will give a unity of purpose to the many activities of the Federal government in this area, directed to a new kind of national goal: the establishment of a stable Negro family structure. The Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards is proudly presented by the Cleveland Foundation. Makes the Constitution so easy to understand that even a career politician can grasp it.

The evidence — not final, but powerfully persuasive — is that the Negro family in the urban ghettos is crumbling. Will it work now? A TRUE “CLASSIC” OF THE SOCIOLOGY OF THE AMERICAN FAMILY, Reviewed in the United States on April 17, 2020, [NOTE: page numbers below refer to a 372-page hardcover edition.]. For a second century we labored to establish a unity of purpose and interest among the many groups which make up the American community. Howard University Professor E. Franklin Frazier’s 1939 book, The Negro Family in the United States, was the first comprehensive study of the family life of African Americans, beginning with colonial-era slavery, extending through the years of slavery and emancipation, to the impact of Jim Crow and migrations to both southern and northern cities in the twentieth century. Did Native Americans serve as slaves alongside African-Americans during Colonial times? The most difficult fact for white Americans to understand is that in these terms the circumstances of the Negro American community in recent years has probably been getting worse, not better.

This is an interesting read.

Perspectives are very essential. The Negro American Revolution.

Second, three centuries of sometimes unimaginable mistreatment have taken their toll on the Negro people.

Classic book on the black family that is very relevant and predictor of what problems are plaguing us today. Traces the social and economic conditions that have shaped the Negro family from slavery through emancipation to the crisis of the Northern cities, Black Bourgeoisie: The Book That Brought the Shock of Self-Revelation to Middle-Class Blacks in America, Freedom Is Not Enough: The Moynihan Report and America's Struggle over Black Family Life -- from LBJ to Obama, The Free Negro Family: A Study Of Family Origins Before The Civil War, No Messages (Ernest Sandeen Prize in Poetry), The Moynihan Report: The Negro Family - The Case for National Action, Indian Slavery in Colonial Times Within the Present Limits of the United States (1913), The Religious Instruction of the Negroes in the United States (1842). www.clevelandfoundation.org. The Negro family in the United States. It was the first comprehensive study of the family life of African Americans, beginning with colonial-era slavery, extending through the years of slavery and emancipation, to the impact of Jim Crow and migrations to both southern and northern cities in the twentieth century. 1940.

255) Dryden Press; Revised & abridged edition (January 1, 1951).

The harsh fact is that as a group, at the present time, in terms of ability to win out in the competitions of American life, they are not equal to most of those groups with which they will be competing.

Reviewed in the United States on May 29, 2020.

Presented by the Cleveland Foundation, it remains the only American book prize focusing on works that address racism and diversity.