Category: The South

Black Voter Turnout Historical Threat to White America

July 17, 2021
Black Voter Turnout Leads to White Backlash Since the end of slavery in the US, increases in Black Voter Turnout have led to a white backlash. Black voter turnout during the Reconstruction era of the 1870s lead to the emergence of large numbers of African American elected officials in the American South. This black political

The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto

February 1, 2021
The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto [Blow, Charles M] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto

Compromise of 1877 – The South Restored to Power

October 20, 2019
The Hayes Tilden Compromise of 1877 What was the Compromise of 1877, and why did it irrevocably alter the fate of African Americans in the US? In 1876 there was a contested presidential election between a Republican candidate named Rutherford B Hayes and a Democratic candidate named Samuel J Tilden. In this election, there was

Stacey Abrams and Power of Black Vote in South

October 19, 2019
Stacey Abrams Showed Power of African American Vote in South In the 2018 election for Governor of Georgia, Stacey Abrams achieved a historical milestone. Like Jesse Jackson and Barack Obama before her, Stacey Abrams demonstrated the power of the African American vote in deep Southern states. Many within Democratic party circles often acknowledge the role

Mississippi Uses Jim Crow Laws to Elect Governor

October 16, 2019
Lawsuit Alleges Mississippi uses Racially Discriminatory Jim Crow laws to  Choose Statewide Officials. Jim Crow laws that date back to post-reconstruction are still in use in Mississipi today. In Mississippi, in the year 2019, a candidate can win the majority of the vote for Governor and still be denied the right to serve as Governor.

Black Durham in the Jim Crow South

September 30, 2019
Upbuilding Black Durham: Gender, Class, and Black Community Development in the Jim Crow South (The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture) - Kindle edition by Leslie Brown. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading

March: Book Three – SNCC

September 24, 2019
March: Book Three [John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
2016 National Book Award Winner for Young People's Literature
2017 Printz Award Winner
2017 Coretta Scott King Author Award Winner
2017 Sibert Medal Winner
2017 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction Winner
2017 Walter Award Winner

"One of the Best Books of 2016" -

Many Minds, One Heart: SNCC’s Dream for a New America

September 24, 2019
Many Minds, One Heart: SNCC's Dream for a New America [Wesley C. Hogan] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. How did the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee break open the caste system in the American South between 1960 and 1965? In this innovative study

W. E. B. Du Bois Sociologist, Historian, Writer – Founding Father of the NAACP…

March 12, 2017
W. E. B. Du Bois (February 23, 1868 — August 27, 1963) Leading Theoretician of African American History  William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was one of the vital influential figures in American civil rights historical past. He launched the activist Niagara Flow in 1905 after which cofounded the National Affiliation for the Development of Colored Individuals (NAACP) in

Innovative citizen initiatives open access to police data

May 5, 2016
As outrage mounts over fatal police shootings of unarmed civilians, a growing number of police departments nationwide are releasing data on officer-involved shootings, use of force, and traffic stops. In North Carolina, where Charlotte and Fayetteville are participating in the White House initiative, a related effort is underway to make accessible policing data statewide. The