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The National Parks of the United States preserve our nation's iconic landscapes and some of the finest examples of geologic heritage. From glaciers to caves, volcanoes to canyons, or mountains to coral reefs, the nation's geologic features and landforms have been an important part of the American experience throughout its history. The geologic features found in our national parks are a testimony to the Earth’s complexity and dynamic nature; a planet that has been in a continuous state of change since its origin 4.6 billion years ago.
Author(s): Phyllis Gray Ray
From Imagining to Understanding the African American Experience aids individuals in developing their “sociological imaginations” and to broaden their understanding of the “Sociology of the Black Experience,” particularly in the U.S. multicultural society. Although one book cannot provide the total experience of the Black Diaspora, this book provides a unique sociological exploration of the African American experience and how it has been specifically impacted by culprits such as enslavement and racism.
“Whose images are being juxtaposed? What information is being conveyed? Which aesthetics are being valued?”
- Frances Gateward and John Jennings, “The Blacker the Ink”
“Afrofuturism is moving [toward] a more applied, theoretical, critical, and transdisciplinary approach…”
- Reynaldo Anderson, “Afrofuturism 2.0”
“What is dark matter?”
- Sheree R. Thomas, “Dark Matter”