Category: Reconstruction and Post Reconstruction

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

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

Splendid Failure: Postwar Reconstruction in the American South (American Ways)

September 24, 2019
Splendid Failure: Postwar Reconstruction in the American South (American Ways) - Kindle edition by Michael W. Fitzgerald. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Splendid Failure: Postwar Reconstruction in the American South (American Ways).

U.S. History Detective® Book 1

September 24, 2019
U.S. History Detective® Book 1 (9781601442420): Steven Greif: Books

Black Reconstruction in The US 1860-1880 – Excerpt – W.E.B. Du Bois

March 12, 2017
“One reads the more true deeper records of Reconstruction with despair. It is without delay so primary and human, and but so futile. There is no villain, no fool, no saint. There are only guys; men who crave ease and vigour, men who know need and starvation, men who’ve crawled. They all dream and attempt

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

Marcus Garvey: Black Nationalist (Notable Americans)

November 3, 2015
Marcus Garvey: Black Nationalist (Notable Americans) [Peggy Caravantes] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Profiles Marcus Garvey, a self-educated black man who worked to end world-wide discrimination against Africans

Martin R Delany: The Birth of Black Nationalism

November 2, 2015
More from Black Politics COINTELPRO – How the FBI Sabotaged Black America, A Documentary by Gil Noble Congressman John Conyers Jr First African American Dean of Congress Revitalizing the African American Reparations Movement Obama Withstands Billionaires, Conservative White Republican Strategy – Still Standing Strong Racial Inequality in America Who Are The Moors  Martin Delany –

African American Politics: A History of Struggle

August 6, 2014
African American Politics: A History of Struggle   In the year 2008, tens of millions of African Americans turned out in historic numbers to propel Barak Obama to the US Democratic Party nomination and, ultimately, the Presidency of the United States.  The turnout in that election was the culmination of a massive upswing in Black

Editor&’s Statement – African American Politics – A History of Struggle

February 24, 2014
The history of African Americans is a history rich with political struggle. Whether we study the early  slave rebellions, the Civil War, #reconstruction, Post-Reconstruction, the Garvey Movement, the 1960s Civil Rights and Black Power movements, or the rise of Black elected officials up to, and including, the election of Barak Obama, African Americans have engaged in deliberate