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Death & Dying Practices in African-American and other cultures

How does African American family grieve or mourn for an older relative who has died?

What are some similarities and differences with how African Americans cope with death and how other cultures cope?

What are some general themes that occur in several cultures' approach to dealing with death and dying.

Solution Summary

The solution is a 1,579-word narrative that discusses the varied ways and practices in which African Americans cope with death and dying by looking into cultural practices and traditions of the African-American culture. These practices are also related to and compared with the death and dying traditions practiced in varied other cultures including cultures in Asia, in Egypt and Europe. Themes in the traditional practices are explored. References, both web and print are listed for expansion. A word version of the solution is attached for easy printing.