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Zimmerman, Jonathan – Journal of American History, 1995
Examines the Peace Corps' early efforts to recruit black volunteers and the consequent culture clash between their expectations of Africa and its reality. Sexism, social stratification, and cultural stereotyping often underscored the differences between black Americans and Africans. Nonetheless, volunteers generally credited the experience as a…
Descriptors: Black History, Blacks, Civil Rights, Cultural Differences