Voting Rights: A Long Fight in the US References: History of Voting Rights Voting Rights Act of 1965 – US Department of Justice The murder of voting-rights activists in Philadelphia, Mississippi, gained national attention, along with numerous other acts of violence and terrorism. Finally, the … Timeline: A History of the Voting Rights Act
Major Milestones in the African American Freedom Struggle
March 14, 2015
The African American Struggle for Freedom An Historical Overview The long freedom struggle of the African American was first and foremost against the institution of slavery. After the Civil War, many African Americans were elected to local, state, and federal office as African Americans struggled to build democracy in the American South. That period was known
See larger image Hollow Resistance: Obama, Trump and the Politics of Appeasement (Paperback) New From: $16.95 In Stock Reactionary Republicans, Billionaire Financiers, and Hard Core Racists threw everything at Barak Obama. Not only did he remain standing, but he flexed his muscle as chief executive officer of America – defying all odds. The March 9,
[wzslider autoplay=”true” transition=”‘slide'” lightbox=”true”] 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
African American Mayors Conference of Black Mayors
June 17, 2014
African American Mayors The Conference of Black Mayors African American Mayors In 1967 Carl Stokes and Richard Hatcher were elected as mayors of Cleveland, Ohio, and Gary, Indiana, respectively. They are considered as the first African American mayors of major American cities. Together with Kenneth Gibson of Newark, New Jersey, Carl Stokes and Richard G. Hatcher, became
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
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