Published: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 11:09:43 +0000
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZSlaves in the United States showed resistance to the oppressive system of slavery by organizing rebellions and running away from their masters.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThis civil rights movement timeline covers the start of the racial equality fight, such as the Montgomery Bus Boycott and Martin Luther King's rise.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThe Stono Rebellion was the largest slave revolt in colonial America. This profile of the rebellion outlines its causes, significance and aftermath.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZHow 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?
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThis civil rights movement timeline covers the struggle's second phase in which nonviolent action was put to the test during the early 1960s.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThe National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the oldest and most recognized civil rights organization in the United States.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZAfrican-American historical events that occurred between 1950 and 1959.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZWhy did the Montgomery Bus Boycott begin? How long did it last? What impact did the boycott have on the Jim Crow Era?
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZFive organizations established during the Progessive Era with the purpose of helping African-American achieve social equality.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZFour prominent civil rights organizations that helped to end segregation and Jim Crow Era laws.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZWhat do rebellions prove about the plight of African-Americans before the emancipation of slavery? These five rebellions prove the desire for freedom.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZNat 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.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThe Great Migration was movement from rural southern areas to northern, Midwestern and western cities.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZCORE played an important role in galvanizing young adults to help African-Americans in the South fight against racial discrimination.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThis civil rights movement timeline covers the struggle's final years, including the rise of black power, the Voting Rights Act, and urban riots.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThe Red Summer of 1919 began in May and lasted until the end of October. During this time, race riots erupted in many northern cities.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZMen and women of the Progressive Era.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZHow did African-Americans defy Jim Crow Era laws and the Great Depression in the 1930s?
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThe Jim Crow Era in American society lasted from the late 1870s to 1965 with the passage of the Voting Rights Act.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZKey African-American History events occurring between 1970 and 1979.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThe civil rights speeches given by Martin Luther King, John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson highlight their thoughts on the fight for racial equality.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZHow was Kwanza established? When was Malcolm X assassinated? Why was the Poor People's Campaign established? Who was the first black Supreme Court Justice?
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThe Anti Lynching movement was a movement aimed at abolishing the practice of lynching.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZGet acquainted with the civil rights movement with this overview of the major highlights, speeches and writings that shaped the era and modern race relations.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZHow did slavery become an important aspect of colonial America? What is the difference between indentured servitude and servitude for life?
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZImportant events in African-American history occurring between 1920 and 1929.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZHow did African-Americans integrate the armed services? Who is the first African-American to publish a best selling novel?
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZAfrican-American historians such as Carter G. Woodson, Arturo Schomburg, W.E.B. DuBois, and John Edward Bruce.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZKey events and issues occurring between 1910 and 1919.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZWho was the first African-American to publish a collection of poetry? Why was the African Masonic Lodge established? Why was the AME Church founded?
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZWhy were the 1850s such a turbulent decade for African-Americans?
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZA biography of Harriet Tubman, a former slave who helped over 200 others escape from slavery to the North.
2016-10-28T11:09:43Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Overview The abolition
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThis timeline traces important moments in African-American history between 1900 and 1909
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZImportant events and people from 1820 to 1839.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThis is an African-American history timeline highlighting significant events between 1840 and 1849.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZWho was Crispus Attucks? This biography of the slave-turned-sailor reveals how he became the first person to die in the 1770 Boston Massacre.
2016-10-28T11:09:43Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Overview In 1954,
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThe Emmett Till story shocked the nation and propelled civil rights activists to take action over the black teen's racially motivated killing.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZSNCC was established in 1960 on the campus of Shaw University as a civil rights organization.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZWhat was the first historically black college to be established in the United States? What organizations helped establish schools for African-Americans?
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZHow did the Freedmen's Bureau and Freedmen's Aid Society help African-Americans achieve an education during the Reconstruction Period?
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThis timeline highlights significant literary works published during the Harlem Renaissance, a period lasting from 1917 to 1937.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZA timeline of African-American history from 1980 to 1989
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThe 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.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZPresident Harry Truman signed Executive Order 9981 in 1948, ending segregation in the U.S. military and paving the way for the civil rights movement.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThis timeline features key events of the Black Panther Party.
2016-10-28T11:09:43Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >The Harlem Renaissance
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThe Scottsboro Boys were nine African-American teens ranging in age from thirteen to nineteen. Each was tried and convicted of raping two white women on a Southern railroad freight train.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZWhat African-American publications and news sources were milestones in the industry? How did they get started? Why?
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZWith one single refusal, Rosa Parks became the mother of Civil Rights Movement.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThe 1820s planted the seeds for the burgeoning Abolition Movement of the 1830s.
2016-10-28T11:09:43Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Overview William
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZWhat is the first African-American religious denomination in the U.S.? Why was the AME Church established? Who is Richard Allen?
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThe Niagara Movement was an organization established in 1905 by journalist William Monroe Trotter and scholar W.E.B. Du Bois to fight racial injustice
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZA biography of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., including the slain civil rights leader's childhood, education, activism and assassination.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThe 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.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZHistorian, sociologist, writer, educator and sociopolitical activist, W.E.B. Du Bois fought throughout his career to uplift African-Americans through a variety of methods.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThe NACW has worked to provide social services to communities in need and end racial injustice in the United States for more than 100 years.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZGabriel Prosser prepared for the farthest reaching rebellion by enslaved men in United States' history.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZHow did African-Americans become citizens? How did African-American men gain the right to vote? What HBCUs opened right after the Civil War?
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZWhy did William Wells Brown become an abolitionist? How did Wells Brown become the first African-American to publish a novel and a play?
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZAbolitionists worked to end slavery. Their philosophies on how to end slavery were very different. Historian Herbert Aptheker outlines the three types of abolitionism.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThe Tulsa Race Riot was a 16-hour racially motivated conflict that occurred in 1921. In its aftermath, 800 Tulsans were injured, 300 blacks killed and the Negro Wall Street was destroyed.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZPoets such as Countee Cullen, Arna Bontemps, Sterling Brown, Claude McKay and Langston Hughes all made significant contributions to the Harlem Renaissance.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZHow did African-American newspapers serve as vehicles for change during the Jim Crow Era?
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZMary McCleod Bethune was a lifelong educator and civic leader.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZIda B. Wells-Barnett was a journalist, suffragist and overall crusader for justice.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZWho were prominent members of the Black Panther Party? What role did they play in the organization?
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZWhen were the Negro Baseball Leagues established? Why did African-Americans establish their own baseball leagues? Who were major players in the leagues?
2016-10-28T11:09:43Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Overview James
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThis biography of historian Carter G. Woodson details how he created black studies and founded Negro History Week, today known as Black History Month.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZWhy did Ella Baker become involved in grassroots organizing? What strategies did Ella Baker use to help members of the Civil Rights Movement?
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZWilliam Monroe Trotter opposed everyone--from government officials to Booker T.Washington--for not believing that African-Americans deserved immediate equality in American society.
2016-10-28T11:09:43Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" > 1960 Four students
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZMaya Angelou was a prominent memorist and poet whose work encouraged Americans of all walks of life.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThe March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom is credited with pushing the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 into law.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZMary Church Terrell was a lifelong fighter against the disenfranchisement of African-Americans and women.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZWhy is Claude McKay considered one of the most prolific writers of the Harlem Renaissance? Why did he write a poem about the Red Summer of 1919?
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThis Marcus Garvey biography defines the radical views he popularized after founding the UNIA and urging blacks to embrace their African heritage.
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2016-10-28T11:09:43ZKwanzaa is an annual celebration of African heritage taking place from December 26 to January 1.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZSeven African-American women and their contributions to the anti-slavery movement.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThe African-American press was instrumental in campaigning against Jim Crow in the South and de facto segregation in the North.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZWhat five cities played an important role in the Abolition Movement?
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZWhat historically black colleges and universities were established between 1900 and 1975? What organizations helped African-Americans attend college?
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZWho is Frederick Douglass? How did Douglass become an abolitionist? Why did he publish a slave narrative? What was the name of his newspaper?
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZWhile Pearl Primus and Katherine Dunham established modern dance techniques, Alvin Ailey, popularized modern dance with his company, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Company.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThe Freedmen's Bureau was established to help former enslaved African-Americans with housing, educational and employment opportunities. Despite its work, the agency faced a number of problems ranging from funding and lack of support.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZMartin Luther King Day became a federal holiday due to the efforts of the civil rights leader's supporters who worked tirelessly to have him honored.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZRichard Allen established the AME Church and was an abolitionist and social activist.
2016-10-28T11:09:43Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Overview When
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZElla Baker, Septima Clark, Fannie Lou Hamer and Rosa Parks all played important roles in the Civil Rights Movement.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZSadie Tanner Mossell Alexander was the first African-American woman to receive a PhD in the United States.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThe Black Theater Movement began in 1816 when William Brown established the African Company and troupes such as the Negro Ensemble Company continue the movement today.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZBenjamin Tucker Tanner was a prominent 19th Century African Methodist Episcopal bishop. He is also the father of artist Henry Ossawa Tanner.
2016-10-28T11:09:43Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >During the 1880s,
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZHow did African-Americans begin to work in the legal field? Who was the first African-American to practice law? Who was the first black woman to practice law?
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZZora Neale Hurston's work as a novelist was heavily influenced by the folklore she heard as a child and her research as an anthropologist.
2016-10-28T11:09:43ZThe National Negro Convention Movement allowed freedmen to meet on the local, state and national level to fight racial discrimination and enslavement.