Tag: Reconstruction Act

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

Black Reconstruction in the South: The Freedpeople and the Economics of Land and Labor

March 25, 2014
The Civil War and #reconstruction (HIST 119) Professor Blight begins this lecture in Washington, where the passage of the first Reconstruction Act by Congress… Video Rating: 4 / 5