The Journal of African American History, formerly The Journal of Negro History, was founded by Dr. Carter G. Woodson on January 1, 1916. Since then, the Journal has evolved into the leading scholarly source on African American life and history. Now, in its 97th volume, The Journal of African American History explores "African Americans and Movements for Reparations: Past, Present, and Future," and the articles and reviews shed new light on past activities and point to new directions.

The Journal of African American History, formerly The Journal of Negro History, was founded by Dr. Carter G. Woodson on January 1, 1916. Since then, the Journal has evolved into the leading scholarly source on African American life and history. Now, in its 97th volume, The Journal of African American History explores "African Americans and Movements for Reparations: Past, Present, and Future," and the articles and reviews shed new light on past activities and point to new directions.

One Dies, Get Another: Convict Leasing in the American South, 1866-1928 - Matthew J. Mancini - Google Books. Convict leasing was a system of penal labor practiced in the Southern United States, beginning with the emancipation of slaves at the end of the American Civil War in 1865, peaking around 1880, and officially ending in the last state, Alabama, in 1928. It persisted in various forms until World War II.

One Dies, Get Another: Convict Leasing in the American South, 1866-1928 - Matthew J. Mancini - Google Books. Convict leasing was a system of penal labor practiced in the Southern United States, beginning with the emancipation of slaves at the end of the American Civil War in 1865, peaking around 1880, and officially ending in the last state, Alabama, in 1928. It persisted in various forms until World War II.

Gordon PARKS :: Department Store Birmingham, Alabama, 1956

Gordon Parks' Never-Before-Seen Photos Of 1950s Segregation

Gordon PARKS :: Department Store Birmingham, Alabama, 1956

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July 29, 1910, a terrorist attack designed to maintain economic white supremacy.  The death toll was comparable if not higher than in the Rosewood massacre.

July 29, 1910, a terrorist attack designed to maintain economic white supremacy. The death toll was comparable if not higher than in the Rosewood massacre.

Charles S L Baker - Inventor

Charles S L Baker - Inventor

To combat the high rate of death among the enslaved, plantation owners demanded females start having children at 13. By 20, the enslaved women would be expected to have four or five children. As an inducement, plantation owners promised freedom for enslaved female once she bore 15 children, according to Slavery in the United States by John Simkin.

To combat the high rate of death among the enslaved, plantation owners demanded females start having children at 13. By 20, the enslaved women would be expected to have four or five children. As an inducement, plantation owners promised freedom for enslaved female once she bore 15 children, according to Slavery in the United States by John Simkin.

The Handy African American History Answer Book

The Handy African American History Answer Book (Paperback)

The Handy African American History Answer Book

Black Spark, White Fire: Did African Explorers Civilize Ancient Europe?: Richard Poe: This subject is very interesting. It has a lot of fascinating details and it is hard to put down. It is a challenge to people who either agree or disagree with the evidence. I am encouraged to read as much about Ancient Egypt that I can fit into my schedule. Click to read more!

Black Spark, White Fire: Did African Explorers Civilize Ancient Europe?: Richard Poe: This subject is very interesting. It has a lot of fascinating details and it is hard to put down. It is a challenge to people who either agree or disagree with the evidence. I am encouraged to read as much about Ancient Egypt that I can fit into my schedule. Click to read more!

Langston, Charles Henry (1817-1892) Charles Henry Langston, the grandfather of poet Langston Hughes, was born a free man on a Virginia plantation in 1817 to Captain Ralph Quarles and Lucy Jane Langston, Quarles� mulatto slave. He had two brothers, John Mercer (who would become a Virginia Congressman in 1888) and Gideon. After the death of his father in 1834, Charles inherited a large part of his father�s estate, and he went to be educated at Oberlin College in 1842 and 1843.

Langston, Charles Henry (1817-1892) Charles Henry Langston, the grandfather of poet Langston Hughes, was born a free man on a Virginia plantation in 1817 to Captain Ralph Quarles and Lucy Jane Langston, Quarles� mulatto slave. He had two brothers, John Mercer (who would become a Virginia Congressman in 1888) and Gideon. After the death of his father in 1834, Charles inherited a large part of his father�s estate, and he went to be educated at Oberlin College in 1842 and 1843.

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