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Carnegie Corporation

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

Founded in 1911 by Andrew Carnegie (1835–1919), the Carnegie Corporation of New York was created, according to its Web site, to promote “the advancement and diffusion of knowledge and...

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criminal Justice System

Overview page. Subjects: Law — United States History.

A broad term encompassing various institutions that work within the ambit of the criminal jurisdiction: police, prosecution, courts and correctional services. Most criminal matters start...

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Encyclopedia of the Negro

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

The development of an encyclopedia of blacks in the United States and perhaps the world was a long-term dream of W. E. B. Du Bois and others. In the 1930s ...

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Ralph Bunche

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

(1904–71)

US administrator and diplomat. During World War II, he served with the joint chiefs-of-staff and the State Department. In 1946 he joined the secretariat of the United...

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social science

Overview page. Subjects: Arts and Humanities.

Those disciplines that are concerned with the study of human behaviour, which include anthropology, economics, psychology, geography, political science, and sociology.

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