Published: Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:31:03 +0000
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZSlaves in the United States showed resistance to the oppressive system of slavery by organizing rebellions and running away from their masters.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThis civil rights movement timeline covers the struggle's second phase in which nonviolent action was put to the test during the early 1960s.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThis civil rights movement timeline covers the start of the racial equality fight, such as the Montgomery Bus Boycott and Martin Luther King's rise.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZA biography of Harriet Tubman, a former slave who helped over 200 others escape from slavery to the North.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZHow did African-American reformers emerge in the Progressive Era? How did Ida B. Wells help establish the Anti-Lynching Campaign? Why was the NAACP founded?
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZAfrican-American historical events that occurred between 1950 and 1959.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZKey African-American History events occurring between 1970 and 1979.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThis civil rights movement timeline covers the struggle's final years, including the rise of black power, the Voting Rights Act, and urban riots.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThe Stono Rebellion was the largest slave revolt in colonial America. This profile of the rebellion outlines its causes, significance and aftermath.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZFour prominent civil rights organizations that helped to end segregation and Jim Crow Era laws.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThis biography of historian Carter G. Woodson details how he created black studies and founded Negro History Week, today known as Black History Month.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThe Red Summer of 1919 began in May and lasted until the end of October. During this time, race riots erupted in many northern cities.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZA timeline of African-American history from 1980 to 1989
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZFive organizations established during the Progessive Era with the purpose of helping African-American achieve social equality.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZKey events and issues occurring between 1910 and 1919.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZHow did African-Americans integrate the armed services? Who is the first African-American to publish a best selling novel?
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZHow was Kwanza established? When was Malcolm X assassinated? Why was the Poor People's Campaign established? Who was the first black Supreme Court Justice?
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThe National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the oldest and most recognized civil rights organization in the United States.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZHow did Black History Month get its start?
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZHow did African-Americans defy Jim Crow Era laws and the Great Depression in the 1930s?
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThis is an African-American history timeline highlighting significant events between 1840 and 1849.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThis timeline traces important moments in African-American history between 1900 and 1909
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZImportant events in African-American history occurring between 1920 and 1929.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZWhat do rebellions prove about the plight of African-Americans before the emancipation of slavery? These five rebellions prove the desire for freedom.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThe 1850s such a turbulent decade for African-Americans. As quickly as they experienced gains in some states, others stripped them of even more rights.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThe Jim Crow Era in American society lasted from the late 1870s to 1965 with the passage of the Voting Rights Act.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThe Emmett Till story shocked the nation and propelled civil rights activists to take action over the black teen's racially motivated killing.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThe civil rights speeches given by Martin Luther King, John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson highlight their thoughts on the fight for racial equality.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZWho was the first African-American to publish a collection of poetry? Why was the African Masonic Lodge established? Why was the AME Church founded?
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZWhy did the Montgomery Bus Boycott begin? How long did it last? What impact did the boycott have on the Jim Crow Era?
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThe Great Migration was movement from rural southern areas to northern, Midwestern and western cities.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZNat Turner's rebellion in 1831 became one of the most memorable slave uprisings in U.S. history. It also challenged the idea that slaves were content.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZSeven African-American women and their contributions to the anti-slavery movement.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThe Anti Lynching movement was a movement aimed at abolishing the practice of lynching.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZMaya Angelou was a prominent memorist and poet whose work encouraged Americans of all walks of life.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZMen and women of the Progressive Era.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZWhat is the first African-American religious denomination in the U.S.? Why was the AME Church established? Who is Richard Allen?
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZMary McCleod Bethune was a lifelong educator and civic leader.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZGet acquainted with the civil rights movement with this overview of the major highlights, speeches and writings that shaped the era and modern race relations.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThis timeline highlights significant literary works published during the Harlem Renaissance, a period lasting from 1917 to 1937.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZWhy did Ella Baker become involved in grassroots organizing? What strategies did Ella Baker use to help members of the Civil Rights Movement?
2017-02-27T11:31:03Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Overview The abolition
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThe "Big Six" is a term used to describe the six most prominent African-American leaders during the Civil
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZHistorian, sociologist, writer, educator and sociopolitical activist, W.E.B. Du Bois fought throughout his career to uplift African-Americans through a variety of methods.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZWhat events had to occur U.S. History for the Civil Rights Movement to develop? What organizations played a role in the development of the Civil Rights Movement?
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZFive African-American women writers whose work spans through colonial America through the Black Arts Movement
2017-02-27T11:31:03Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Overview William
2017-02-27T11:31:03Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >The Harlem Renaissance
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZIda B. Wells-Barnett was a journalist, suffragist and overall crusader for justice.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZWho was Crispus Attucks? This biography of the slave-turned-sailor reveals how he became the first person to die in the 1770 Boston Massacre.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZA biography of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., including the slain civil rights leader's childhood, education, activism and assassination.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZWith one single refusal, Rosa Parks became the mother of Civil Rights Movement.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZArturo Alfonso Schomburg's collected artifacts of the African Diaspora. Today, the Schomburg Center for Research and Black Study is world renowned.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThe Dred Scott case was a seminal case in United States history. Dred Scott, an enslaved man, unsuccessfully fought for his and his wife's freedom.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZHow did slavery become an important aspect of colonial America? What is the difference between indentured servitude and servitude for life?
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZSNCC was established in 1960 on the campus of Shaw University as a civil rights organization.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThe definition of African-American history has evolved. This overview shows how historians have classified the field in the past and do so today.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThe Scottsboro Boys were nine African-American teens who were each tried and convicted of raping two white women on a Southern railroad freight train.
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2017-02-27T11:31:03ZDuring the Jim Crow Era, African-Americans established businesses in banking, insurance, news publishing, beauty and sports. They didn't just make a profit, they created change.
2017-02-27T11:31:03Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" > 1960 Four students
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThis timeline features key events of the Black Panther Party.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZPresident Harry Truman signed Executive Order 9981 in 1948, ending segregation in the U.S. military and paving the way for the civil rights movement.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZBooker T. Washington was the most influential African-American leader from 1895 until his death in 1915.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThe fight for racial equality did not end after the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was enacted, but the law allowed activists to meet their major goals.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZWhat five cities played an important role in the Abolition Movement?
2017-02-27T11:31:03Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >In 1954, in an
2017-02-27T11:31:03Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Overview James
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZMacon Bolling Allen was the first African-American licensed attorney and judge in the United States.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZWhy did African-Americans begin publishing their own newspapers? When did this occur? Why did publishing news throughout the United States become so important to African-Americans?
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZPoets such as Countee Cullen, Arna Bontemps, Sterling Brown, Claude McKay and Langston Hughes all made significant contributions to the Harlem Renaissance.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZJohn Baxter Taylor was the first African-American to represent the United States in an international athletic competition and the first to win an Olympic gold medal
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZWhat historically black colleges and universities were established between 1900 and 1975? What organizations helped African-Americans attend college?
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZWhat was the first historically black college to be established in the United States? What organizations helped establish schools for African-Americans?
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThe 1820s planted the seeds for the burgeoning Abolition Movement of the 1830s.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZHow did African-Americans become citizens? How did African-American men gain the right to vote? What HBCUs opened right after the Civil War?
2017-02-27T11:31:03Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >During the 1880s,
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZWho were prominent members of the Black Panther Party? What role did they play in the organization?
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZAbolitionists worked to end slavery. Their philosophies on how to end slavery were very different. Historian Herbert Aptheker outlines the three types of abolitionism.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZFive African-American male writers who reveal importance of themes such as alienation, unity and racial pride in their work.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZBenjamin Tucker Tanner was a prominent 19th Century African Methodist Episcopal bishop. He is also the father of artist Henry Ossawa Tanner.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThe American Negro Academy promoted the work of African-American scholars in the late 19th and early 20th century.
2017-02-27T11:31:03Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" > How was the term
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZJames Forten was more than a wealthy African-American. He was an abolitionist and sociopolitical activist.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZWhy did William Wells Brown become an abolitionist? How did Wells Brown become the first African-American to publish a novel and a play?
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThe Niagara Movement was an organization established in 1905 by journalist William Monroe Trotter and scholar W.E.B. Du Bois to fight racial injustice
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZHow did the Freedmen's Bureau and Freedmen's Aid Society help African-Americans achieve an education during the Reconstruction Period?
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZBefore Thurgood Marshall became the first African-American to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, he represented African-Americans in many landmark cases.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZWhy did Booker T. Washington establish the National Negro Business League? What were the successes of the organization?
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZWhile Pearl Primus and Katherine Dunham established modern dance techniques, Alvin Ailey, popularized modern dance with his company, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Company.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThe NACW has worked to provide social services to communities in need and end racial injustice in the United States for more than 100 years.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZPaul Laurence Dunbar was the most prominent African-American literary figure prior to the Harlem Renaissance.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThe North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company was founded in 1898 by African-American businessman John Merrick.
2017-02-27T11:31:03Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Overview John
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThis Marcus Garvey biography defines the radical views he popularized after founding the UNIA and urging blacks to embrace their African heritage.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZWhat is Pan Africanism? What African-American figures were believers in this ideology?
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZGeorgia Douglas Johnson was a prolific poet who provided her home as a literary salon during the Harlem Renaissance
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZHow did Jesse Owens become the first American to win four gold medals? How did Adolf Hitler feel about Owens' accomplishments?
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZThe National Council of Negro Women was established by Mary McLeod Bethune to unite African-American women's groups and improve race relations in the United States.
2017-02-27T11:31:03ZAs the widows of Civil Rights leaders, Coretta Scott King, Myrlie Evers Williams and Bettye Shabazz all fought against injustice.