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May 10, 1919 Race riot in Charleston, South Carolina. Two Blacks were killed. (in the US, until the 1960's, "Race Riot" usually described a violent mob of white people attacking a community of black people.

White men pull blacks from bus. Arkansas’s Blood Stained Soil: 237 People Killed In Elaine Race Riot Lynching Massacre

By the summer of 1919,  race riots and lynchings were taking place over the country. The Black people were angry that the White Americans were not acknowledging the fact that they had served in the military and that the White Americans were going back to the pre-war status for Blacks. From April to October, American cities were explosive in violence. There were extensive amounts of bloodshed and thus Johnson named it the “#Red Summer.” It is believed that over 25 major riots erupted during…

National Guardsmen During The Chicago Race Riots - Chicago History Museum/Archive Photos/Getty Images

These rare photos from history speak volumes beyond that, and capture some of history’s most famous faces in places that you’ve likely never seen them before.

Unnerving Historical Photos That Will Leave You Speechless

These rare photos from history speak volumes beyond that, and capture some of history’s most famous faces in places that you’ve likely never seen them before.

African American men rounded up under U.S. Army guard following wartime race riots in Detroit, June 1943

Hatred on the Home Front: The Detroit Race Riots During WWII

Lynchings of African Americans in America

Slaves were whipped at markets and trader yards. Any petty offense on the part of a slave was sufficient to subject the offender to this brutal treatment.

The Orangeburg massacre is the most common name given to an incident on February 8, 1968, in which nine South Carolina Highway Patrol officers in Orangeburg, South Carolina, fired into a crowd of protesters demonstrating against segregation at a bowling alley near the campus of South Carolina State College, a historically black college. Three men were killed and twenty-eight persons were injured; most victims were shot in the back. ~ additional comment from Colleen Griffin re: comment…

Why America needs to reject the Charleston massacre’s dangerous narrative of forgiveness

The Orangeburg massacre is the most common name given to an incident on February 8, 1968, in which nine South Carolina Highway Patrol officers in Orangeburg, South Carolina, fired into a crowd of protesters demonstrating against segregation at a bowling alley near the campus of South Carolina State College, a historically black college. Three men were killed and twenty-eight persons were injured; most victims were shot in the back. ~ additional comment from Colleen Griffin re: comment…

The Father of American Ninjitsu; the first African descent/American Ninja. Professor Duncan successfully demonstrated Ninjitsu in the 1960s, although receiving acknowledgement from the Japanese government, he was intentionally omitted from Black Belt magazine for several years.

The Father of American Ninjitsu; the first African descent/American Ninja. Professor Duncan successfully demonstrated Ninjitsu in the although receiving acknowledgement from the Japanese government, he was intentionally omitted from Black Belt maga

William Still was a major conductor on the Underground Railroad. He’s considered one of the founders of Black history because he interviewed each person that he helped escape.

WILLIAM STILL "The Father of the Underground Railroad," helped as many as 800 slaves escape to freedom, interviewing each person & keeping careful records, including a brief biography & the destination of each person, along with any alias that they adopte

African history......Beware of fake Modelling Agencies, that offer young women work often in foreign cities/countries, recently in Hong Kong, two Punjabi India men, Ravi/Ravinder Dahiya, about 45, tall, handsome, white hair, eyeglasses, and a male subordinate solicited on Lantau Island for a non-existent modelling agency.....#ravidahiya_hk ....

Today in history: May 1888 - Cyril Briggs born. Briggs was an African-Caribbean and African-American communist writer and activist. He was born in the West Indies and moved to New York in In.

Slave codes were laws in each US state, which defined the status of slaves and the rights of masters. These codes gave slave-owners absolute power over the African slaves.

Black codes: Laws passed by states denying rights of citizenship to free black people before the civil war. Such as firearms, testifying against whites hold office, or vote.

Photograph of the Links Social Club, Los Angeles, ca. 1938 brown paper bag party central

Links Social Club, 1938 (I have to do some research - are these ladies our Link sisters?

African-American Soldiers Massacred in the Battle of the Bulge are Finally Recognized and Honored - WAR HISTORY ONLINE

African-American Soldiers Massacred in the Battle of the Bulge are Finally Recognized and Honored

Black American Soldiers Massacred in the Battle of the Bulge are Finally Recognized and Honored

On November 3, 1983, Jesse Jackson announced his campaign for President of the United States in the 1984 election, becoming the second African American (after Shirley Chisholm in 1972) to mount a nationwide campaign for president.

Freedom of speech debate essay structure Free freedom of speech papers, essays, was ratified it mainly addressed the structure of the government. Essays: Freedom of Speech, Freedom of.

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