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Little Known African American History

Boley

All Black Town Boley, Oklahoma ) "Boley was once the crown jewel of all the black towns in Oklahoma," historian Currie Ballard said recently, standing in the rain near a vacant downtown building. "Booker T. Washington came to Boley … twice and deemed it the finest black town in the world — and Booker T. Washington had literally been all ... Read More »

Civil Rights Act

Civil Rights Act 1875

Civil Rights Acts Most of us are familiar with the 1964 Civil Rights Act. But did you know that long before that landmark legislation, there were other Civil Rights Acts passed in the United States? Below read the history of how Civil Rights have changed over time and discover why even today, these rights are only secured through our continued ... Read More »

How Europe Underdeveloped Africa

how Europe underdeveloped Africa

A Review of Walter Rodney's How Europe Under-developed Africa What follows is a review of what is now considered a classic piece of literature. I know the review is long, but it is very much worth reading. It's relevance is even more pronounced today, as we see China and former European colonial powers vying for resources in the African continent. ... Read More »

Black History Timeline

civil right movement

The Civil Rights Movement Black History Timeline At the midpoint of the twentieth century, African Americans once again answered the call to transform the world. The social and economic ravages of Jim Crow era racism were all-encompassing and deep-rooted. Yet like a phoenix rising from the ashes of lynch mobs, debt peonage, residential and labor discrimination, and rape, the black ... Read More »

Welcome To Black History Month 2014

Carter G. Woodson

Welcome to Black History Month 2014. Black History Month 2014 is just on the horizon. Our goal is to produce a site that transcends the traditional "Black History Month" icons and narrative. Black History is American History.  Visit often and join us as we explore the rich history of Africans in America. We should emphasize not Negro History, but the ... Read More »

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