War on Drugs and Thugs

The History of America and African Americans The War on Drugs…and Thugs Per President Richard Nixon’s Domestic Policy Adviser, John Ehrlichman,“The Nixon campaign in 1968,…

Separate but Equal

The History of America and African Americans “Separate but Equal” In the 1896 landmark Supreme Court case Plessy v. Ferguson, the Court made an infamous…

Reconstruction

The History of America and African Americans Reconstruction President Lincoln sought to bring forth a “new birth of freedom” to restore the Union and reestablish…

Introduction to African American History

The History of America and African Americans Introduction The history of African Americans in the United States is commemorated a major year, 2019, which marks…

Civil War

Civil War The History of America and African Americans The Civil War In 1860, Abraham Lincoln, a Republican from Illinois, was elected president. This election…

Jim Crow Laws

Jim Crow Laws Jim Crow Laws The History of America and African Americans From 1896 to 1964, the Jim Crow Laws were used as rationalizations…

Civil Rights Movement

Civil Rights Movement The History of America and African Americans The Civil Rights Movement The Civil Rights Movement gained momentum during a time known as…

Black Lives Matter

The History of America and African Americans Black Lives Matter Following the acquittal of George Zimmerman, the man who killed Trayvon Martin, Alicia Garza remarked…

The Awakening and Awareness

The Awakening and Awareness The History of America and African Americans The Start of Awakening and Awareness It has been 400 years since slavery began…