How Maryland Colored Schools Finally Got Free Books
Historians credited high turn-out and massive Negro (male) support for the stunning 1896 Republican victory. To Watkins, the changes made by the Republicans were significant, but did not address the wide disparities in public education for colored students in Maryland, such as disproportionate state and local funding for schools.
Hand Between Their Legs
The looting marked the beginning of the women–led rebellion that swept through 32 towns in Mbano, directed chiefly against native (British imposed) court officials, who suffered physical assault, looting, or damages to their properties. In the women's eyes, those native court officials were the state's agents in undermining their traditional institutions.
2021 Underground Railroad Free Press Prize Winners Revealed
The prizes have been awarded since 2008 for leadership, preservation, and advancement of knowledge in the international Underground Railroad community. The prizes are generally regarded as the most esteemed honor bestowed in the Underground Railroad community. The winners are:
You can learn how to take better pictures with your cell phone from Sharon Farmer (pictured), the first African–American Director of White House Photography on Port Of Harlem Talk Radio. We provide links to all six of the 2021 Constituency for Africa's Ronald Brown Series. There are more in-person events including CR Gibbs' Black History lectures and a new production at Chicago's Ensemble Theater.
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