By Kwando M. Kinshasa
The place have been the 1st African American church buildings based? while did Frederick Douglass convey his first anti-slavery speech? Who de-segregated significant League Baseball? The turbulent heritage of African american citizens unfolds in historic waves, via rights and injustices, migration, innovations and paintings, protests, laws, and accomplishments. From the 1st recorded arrival of Africans within the New international to the dying of Rosa Parks, a chronology of occasions ties heritage jointly for the reader, giving a better experience of the fight, alienation, and triumph of blacks in America.The African American Chronology introduces the scholar researcher to the main impactful occasions in African American background, drawing from such different types as: Abolitionism, civil rights, economics, marriage, faith, media, literature, technology, crime and war.Organized by way of date and together with entries via 2005, the Chronology is likely one of the such a lot available and present of its type. The interesting old checklist is illuminated via basic resource sidebars, illustrations, a thesaurus, print and on-line bibliography, and index.
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POLI. On July 19 and 20, Frederick Douglass attends the ﬁrst Woman’s Right Convention at Seneca Falls, New York. He seconds the woman suﬀrage motion introduced by Elizabeth Cady Stanton. SLAV. On August 6, Susie King Baker (later Taylor) is born a slave in Liberty County, Georgia. In December, William and Ellen Craft escape from slavery in Georgia. Ellen Craft, who is light enough to be mistaken for a white person, impersonates a slave owner taking her personal slave northward on a visit. 1849 EDUC.
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African American Chronology: Chronologies of the American Mosaic by Kwando M. Kinshasa