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Black Power

January 30, 2017 | Author: | Posted in Black History

In the history of African Americans in this country, there have been some tremendous movements and images that seem to capture the mood of the country and the black community at that time. And this one phrase black power is without a doubt one of the most simple and elegant statements of pride and unity …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 30, 2017 | Author: | Posted in Black History

When you sit back and take in the phenomenal achievements of black history, it is natural to be moved to admiration by some of the great figures of black history including Booker T. Washington, George Washington Carver and many more. But one name stands head and shoulders above the rest and that is the name …

Thurgood Marshall

January 30, 2017 | Author: | Posted in Black History

In the long history of uphill struggle for blacks in America, there are many notable firsts. In addition black history is populated with some truly notable black heroes who made significant contributions to the prosperity of African Americans and the kind of change that brings about full citizenship and acceptance for African Americans at every …

Laughter That Heals

January 30, 2017 | Author: | Posted in Black History

The great thing about the history of black America and the methods African American leadership has used to seek full equality and acceptance in this country is that there have been many roads to that goal. Yes, the great social, political, legal and even military movements that have been conducted to free African Americans from …

The Underground Railroad

January 30, 2017 | Author: | Posted in Black History

Sometimes when a people are under their most oppression, that is when they truly are at their best it seems. And that adage could certainly be applied to those who operated the Underground Railroad in the 19th century while slavery was still the law of the land in America. The Underground Railroad was a means …

Slavery

January 30, 2017 | Author: | Posted in Black History

Not everything that has to make a mark on the history of African American people is on the surface a positive thing. But we know that there some very terrible things that happened to the black population in America that are undeniably a big part of the history of a people. So any survey of …

Booker T. Washington

January 30, 2017 | Author: | Posted in Black History

As you travel this great nation, it is no accident you will see a lot of schools given the name of Booker T. Washington. That is because this great black educator and leader set the standard and carved out a new path in the years right after the fall of slavery to lead his people …

The Harlem Renaissance

January 30, 2017 | Author: | Posted in Black History

The quest for equality and freedom for African Americans has been fought on many fronts. But there is no question that in the area of the arts, the contribution of black America has been so profound that it has greatly eased racial tensions and changed the image of black culture profoundly in the eyes of …

The Thirteenth Amendment

January 30, 2017 | Author: | Posted in Black History

Looking back on it now, its almost amazing to any modern American that we ever needed something like The Thirteenth Amendment. The very fact that the United States government had to take this step to outlaw slavery in this country once and for all tells us that the more liberated way we think in modern …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 30, 2017 | Author: | Posted in Black History

When you sit back and take in the phenomenal achievements of black history, it is natural to be moved to admiration by some of the great figures of black history including Booker T. Washington, George Washington Carver and many more. But one name stands head and shoulders above the rest and that is the name …