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Pete Banner-Haley: Advancing the Community: An Overview of African American Networks in Upstate New York, 1890-1990

By Upstate Institute on January 1, 2010
Pete Banner-Haley

Professor Pete Banner-Haley

The following is a faculty research project supported by the Upstate Institute:

Charles Pete Banner-Haley, Professor of History and Africana and Latin American Studies

This research project seeks to provide an overview of the networks that African Americans created in Upstate New York. Through their social institutions such as the family, churches, and various social organizations, African Americans in the Upstate region engaged in communal efforts to advance and nurture pride in the race, increase opportunities for educational advancement and professional employment, and enhance their status as American citizens.

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