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The Role of the Black Churches During the Civil Rights Movement

Nov 05, 2018 01:26 pm

I am many things to many people. But in the quiet recesses of my heart, I am fundamentally a clergyman, a Baptist preacher. This is my being and my heritage, for I am also the son of a Baptist preacher, the grandson of a Baptist preacher and the great-grandson of a Baptist preacher.” – Dr. […]

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Florida’s Okeechobee Hurricane of 1928 and the “Disgraceful” Burial for Thousands of Blacks

Nov 05, 2018 01:26 pm

On September 16, 1928, a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 140 miles per hour tore through Palm Beach county Florida. The storm was the second deadliest tropical cyclone in the history of the United States; only six tropical cyclones developed during the season. The greatest hit areas were small farming communities. The hurricane destroyed a […]

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April 16: Resisting Segregation in Louisiana

Nov 05, 2018 01:26 pm

On this day in history, we will look at resistance to segregation in two centuries of Louisiana. First, we travel to 1868 where segregation is made illegal. We will also jump ahead to 1962 where a religious leader excommunicates community leaders. 1868 Louisiana, once part of the Confederate States of America, was still occupied by […]

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Relf Sisters: Alabama Parents Deceived Into Having Young Daughters Sterilized (1973)

Nov 05, 2018 01:26 pm

“America has always viewed unregulated #Black reproduction as dangerous. For three centuries, Black mothers have been thought to pass down to their offspring the traits that marked them as inferior to any white person. Along with this biological impairment, it is believed that Black mothers transfer a deviant lifestyle to their children that dooms each […]

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The Fundamental Role of Slaves at South Carolina College From 1801-1865

Nov 05, 2018 01:26 pm

During 1801 and 1865, South Carolina College (today University of South Carolina) owned slaves and employed many others. Most slaves who worked for South Carolina College were “hired” on a short-term basis. These slaves were hired through their owners, and the owners would generated revenue through their labor without having an investment in the actual work. […]

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John Robert Clifford: Trailblazer Attorney, Publisher of Leading African-American Newspaper

Nov 05, 2018 01:26 pm

John Robert Clifford is well noted for publishing the leading African-American newspaper of its era. He was also the first black attorney admitted to the West Virginia state bar. Clifford also won a trailblazing victory in Williams v. Board of Education that found discriminatory practices in public education illegal. In 1848, Clifford was born in […]

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Flash Black Photo: African American Boy Carrying Pale of Coal

Nov 05, 2018 01:26 pm

At Black Then, we frequently see interesting photos that give us a glimpse into the past. They tend to show us a piece of black history that is often not covered in textbooks, in history classes, or shown in the media. In a photo that we found on Black History Album , we see this […]

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Mississippi Massacre Cold Case (1886): Senseless Murders for the Spill of Molasses on a White Man

Nov 05, 2018 01:26 pm

There is not much known about who ordered the Carroll County Courthouse Massacre that occurred March 17, 1886. An article in 2011 by a Mississippi newspaper reported, during the mid-20th century civil rights movement more than one hundred Mississippi African Americans were victims of assault or murder. None of the perpetrators were identified or convicted for […]

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