An African American and a white girl study a sign in the integrated Long Island community of Lakeview, New York, on April It reads “Negroes! This community could become another ghetto. You owe it to your ‘family’ to buy in another community.
Philip B. Downing, a black man, created the first protective postal mailbox in Before then, mailboxes were semi open which exposed mail to thieves stealing it and to being destroyed by the natural elements like rain and snow.
Clark Doll Test, The Clarks gave black children in integrated and segregated schools two dolls that differed only in skin color. The black children consistently said the white doll was prettier, better, and the one they wanted to play with.
Orangeburg massacre - On Feb. three students were killed and 28 were injured in Orangeburg, South Carolina — most shot in the back by the state police while protesting segregation at the local bowling alley.
Why America needs to reject the Charleston massacre’s dangerous narrative of forgiveness
The Orangeburg massacre is the most common name given to an incident on February 8, 1968, in which nine South Carolina Highway Patrol officers in Orangeburg, South Carolina, fired into a crowd of protesters demonstrating against segregation at a bowling alley near the campus of South Carolina State College, a historically black college. Three men were killed and twenty-eight persons were injured; most victims were shot in the back. ~ additional comment from Colleen Griffin re: comment…
The black faces famous in British life long before the Windrush
Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies, photographed by Camille Silvy, 1862 Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies was a child born into a royal West African dynasty. She was orphaned in when her parents were killed in a slave-hunting war. She was around five years