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5 Men of the Harlem Renaissance

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Poets such as Countee Cullen, Arna Bontemps, Sterling Brown, Claude McKay and Langston Hughes all made significant contributions to the Harlem Renaissance.



How did Ida B. Wells Launch the Anti-Lynching...

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Ida B. Wells-Barnett was a journalist, suffragist and overall crusader for justice.



What happened in the early 1960s in black...

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How did African-American achieve greatness in...

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Why is James Weldon Johnson considered a...

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5 African-American Women Writers

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Five African-American women writers whose work spans through colonial America through the Black Arts Movement



Biography of Black Historian Carter G. Woodson

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This biography of historian Carter G. Woodson details how he created black studies and founded Negro History Week, today known as Black History Month.



What five cities played an important role in...

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What five cities played an important role in the Abolition Movement?



A Timeline of 1964 and 1963 Civil Rights...

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This civil rights movement timeline covers the struggle's second phase in which nonviolent action was put to the test during the early 1960s.



6 Enterprise Building African-Americans in the...

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During 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.



Where did writers of the Harlem Renaissance...

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Seven Black Women Who Contributed to the...

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Seven African-American women and their contributions to the anti-slavery movement.



27 Highlights of African-American Life in the...

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How was Kwanza established? When was Malcolm X assassinated? Why was the Poor People's Campaign established? Who was the first black Supreme Court Justice?



Three Achievements of Macon Bolling Allen

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Macon Bolling Allen was the first African-American licensed attorney and judge in the United States.



How did Ella Baker help the Civil Rights...

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Why did Ella Baker become involved in grassroots organizing? What strategies did Ella Baker use to help members of the Civil Rights Movement?



The Civil Rights Act of 1968 and Other Key...

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This civil rights movement timeline covers the struggle's final years, including the rise of black power, the Voting Rights Act, and urban riots.



How did African-American fight racial injustice...

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Key events and issues occurring between 1910 and 1919.



Background and Impact of The Civil Rights Act...

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The 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.



How the Definition of African-American History...

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The definition of African-American history has evolved. This overview shows how historians have classified the field in the past and do so today.



How did Booker T. Washington Become an...

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Booker T. Washington was the most influential African-American leader from 1895 until his death in 1915.



Why is Dred Scott's Case Significant to United...

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The 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.



Why was the anti-lynching movement important?

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The Anti Lynching movement was a movement aimed at abolishing the practice of lynching.



What is the Black Panther Party?

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This timeline features key events of the Black Panther Party.



Four Organizations of the Civil Rights Movement

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Four prominent civil rights organizations that helped to end segregation and Jim Crow Era laws.



The Amazing Achievement of Maya Angelou

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Maya Angelou was a prominent memorist and poet whose work encouraged Americans of all walks of life.



How Did Abolitionists Fight Against Injustice...

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This is an African-American history timeline highlighting significant events between 1840 and 1849.



African-American History Moments: 1980 to 1989

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A timeline of African-American history from 1980 to 1989



How did Mary Mcleod Bethune remain calm and...

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Mary McCleod Bethune was a lifelong educator and civic leader.



26 Events That Happened After the Civil War

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How did African-Americans become citizens? How did African-American men gain the right to vote? What HBCUs opened right after the Civil War?