A Paine College Virtual Experience 
February 10 - 11, 2021
Paine College Augusta, GA
School of Arts and Sciences
Department of Social Sciences

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The 2021 Conference on the Black Experience will examine and critique the climatic conditions for African Americans (with an emphasis on conditions in the USA) in the arenas of education, economics, and politics. Conference participants will examine the critical roles of African Americans in these three arenas and how issues of difference - real or perceived - have shaped contemporary American culture as well as its subcultures Proposals/abstracts are encouraged from all disciplines in reflecting the scope of issues in each of the arenas: education, economics, and politics. Possible topics include but are not limited to the following:

* Political Leaders and their Educational and Economic Influences
* Religious Leaders and their Economic and Political Impact
* Gender and African American Presidential Politics
* African Americans and Political Party Affiliations
* Black Greeks at HBCUs and PWIs
* The Validity of the HBCU in the 21st Century
* Economic Progress of African American Men versus African American Women
* Black Enterprise (magazine) as a forum of African American Economic and Political Knowledge
* Levels of African American Literacy as Political and Economic Labeling
* Our Classroom Has Been Everywhere: Beyond Walls onto the Pavement
* African American Health Disparities - Educational, Economic, and Political Considerations
* African American Literature as Genre - Alive and well or slowly dissipating?
* The Need for Historical and Biographical Studies of African American Life
* Examining the Slave Narratives and Jim Crow Narratives as sources of embedded educational, economic and political information.

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