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G.I. Bill (6,174 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article

private actors in housing and education, the G.I. failed to benefit African Americans as it did with white Americans. Columbia University historian Ira
Black billionaires (1,093 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Black billionaires are individuals who are of predominantly black ancestry with a net worth of at least US$1 billion. According to the 2021 Forbes ranking
List of African-American Jews (1,493 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of African-American Jews. United States portal Judaism portal "Comedian Eric Andre's Most Iconic Jewish Moments". Alma. August 2, 2018.
American Colonization Society (7,563 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1816 by Robert Finley to encourage and support the migration of free African Americans to the continent of Africa. There were several factors that led to
Recidivism (6,371 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
non-political crimes. With regard to the United States incarceration rate, African Americans represent only about 13 percent of the United States population, yet
African-American socialism (2,371 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and exchange should be owned or regulated by the community. For African Americans socialism has represented a potential for equal class status, humane
List of Arab and Middle Eastern Americans in the United States Congress (341 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of Arab Americans and Middle Eastern Americans in the U.S. Congress. This list would include North Africans in the United States who identify
Orangeburg massacre (2,328 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
convince Harry K. Floyd, the owner of the bowling alley, to allow African Americans. Floyd was unwilling to desegregate and as a result, protests began
Native American slave ownership (8,642 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
skin-color, but rather traditions.[need quotation to verify][dead link] African Americans and Native Americans have interacted for centuries. The earliest record
Pulaski riot (741 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
killing Orange Rhodes and mortally wounding Calvin Carter. Two other African Americans were severely wounded and two more described as slightly wounded.
Bass Reeves (2,431 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bass Reeves (July 1838 – January 12, 1910) was an American law enforcement officer. He was the first black deputy U.S. marshal west of the Mississippi
Wyatt Outlaw (761 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Republican Party. Outlaw's prominent activities on behalf of African Americans in Alamance County made him a target of the White Brotherhood and
Jazz funeral (844 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A jazz funeral is a funeral procession accompanied by a brass band, in the tradition of New Orleans, Louisiana. The term "jazz funeral" was long in use
Lynching of Jim and Mark Fox (172 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
June 13, 1927, a mob of 1,000 white men from Louisville lynched two African-Americans, Jim and Mark Fox. In the aftermath of the Great Mississippi Flood
Lynching of Will Sherod (72 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Will Sherod was an African-American man who was murdered in Braggadocio, Missouri, on May 22, 1927. "The Law's Too Slow". Opportunity: A Journal of Negro
Bloody Tuesday (1964) (2,048 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the county courthouse. The protest consisted of a group of peaceful African Americans walking from The First African Baptist Church to the Tuscaloosa County
Lynching of Earnest Williams (106 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Earnest Williams was an African-American man who was lynched by a mob in Parkdale, Ashley County, Arkansas, in 1908. John R. Steelman, who wrote his PhD
Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana (592 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
disenfranchised most African Americans, who were majority Republicans. It was not until after passage of civil rights legislation that most African Americans regained
Saint John, Austin, Texas (231 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Saint John (alternately Saint John's) is a neighborhood of Austin, Texas within the 78752 zip code. Geographically, the neighborhood straddles Interstate
Joshua Johnson (journalist) (469 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Joshua Johnson (born March 22, 1980) is an American journalist. He is the former host of 1A, which is produced by WAMU and nationally distributed by NPR
Willow Smith (2,035 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Willow Camille Reign Smith (born October 31, 2000), also known mononymously as Willow (stylized in all caps), is an American singer, rapper, actress, and
Discrimination in the United States (2,813 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
made life harder for African-Americans and people of color. It made voting harder to accomplish, due to the fact that African-Americans had to do literacy
Aaron Monument (99 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Aaron Monument is a public art work by artist Brian Maughan. It is located in front of the American Family Field stadium west of downtown Milwaukee
The Mississippi Enterprise (204 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1939–1980. The paper covered lynchings and murders of African Americans. It advocated for African Americans to support African-American businesses in Mound
Lynching of Albert Williams (131 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Albert Williams was an African-American man who was lynched by a mob in Chiefland, Florida, on July 21, 1927. John R. Steelman, who wrote his PhD dissertation
Strom Thurmond filibuster of the Civil Rights Act of 1957 (1,880 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as the civil rights bill it opposed protected voting rights for African-Americans. Despite the filibuster, the bill passed within two hours of Thurmond's
Sahara Davenport (861 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Antoine Ashley (December 17, 1984 – October 1, 2012), better known by the name Sahara Davenport, was an American drag queen, singer, reality television
Lynching of Dan Anderson (136 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dan Anderson was an African-American man who was murdered in Macon, Mississippi, on May 20, 1927 at the age of 32. Anderson's father had also been lynched
Lynching of Thomas Williams (137 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Thomas Williams was an African-American man who was lynched by a mob in Memphis, Tennessee, on September 28, 1927. John R. Steelman, who wrote his PhD
Twin Lakes State Park (Virginia) (578 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
state park and the only pre-Civil Rights Era state park for African-Americans. African Americans from across the mid-Atlantic states visited the park for
Lynching of Bernice Raspberry (142 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bernice Raspberry, also called Ed Lively, was a 23-year old African-American man who was murdered in Leakesville, Mississippi, on May 25, 1927. Raspberry
Readjuster Party (2,049 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Commonwealth's debts and invested in schools, especially for African Americans. African Americans were appointed teachers. The party increased funding for
Ahmad Rashād (1,592 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ahmad Rashād (born Robert Earl Moore; November 19, 1949) is an American sportscaster (mostly with NBC Sports) and former professional football player.
Slave iron bit (785 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The iron bit, also referred to as a gag, was used by slave masters and overseers as a form of punishment on slaves in the Southern United States. The bit
On Watch (445 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
On Watch is a public artwork by American artist David M. Wanner located at the Fire and Police Safety Academy, which is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United
Lynching of Tom Payne (72 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tom or Thomas Payne was an African-American man who was murdered in Willis, Texas, on February 1, 1927. Arrested in connection with a suspected assault
1866 Gallatin County race riot (414 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The 1866 Gallatin County Race Riot took place from August 3 past August 13 a year after the close of the American Civil War in Gallatin County, Kentucky
Our Gang filmography (3,190 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
15 Withdrawn from television package due to racial humor involving African-Americans. Filmed in between Boxing Gloves and Bouncing Babies 090 091 Boxing
Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall (276 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall is a 2016 documentary film directed by Spike Lee, chronicling the rise of pop star Michael Jackson
Lynching of Thomas Bradshaw (207 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Thomas Bradshaw was an African-American man who was lynched by a mob in Bailey, North Carolina, in August 1927. Apparently Bradshaw was accused of rape
Maidstone, Saskatchewan (853 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
less than 700 at the beginning of the decade to over 1,000 by 1981. African Americans from Oklahoma settled in the Eldon district near Maidstone in 1909
James Clark (lynching victim) (191 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
James Clark was an African-American man who was lynched in Eau Gallie, Florida by ten white men in 1926. On July 11, 1926, James Clark, a chauffeur for
Pana riot (1,234 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
whites were killed in the violence and five blacks, with another six African Americans wounded. Striking white miners had been out of work for nearly a year
Captain William Clark Monument (180 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Captain William Clark Monument, also known as Naming of Mt. Jefferson, is an outdoor monument commemorating William Clark by art professor Michael
Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland (415 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland is an American biographical television film based on the 2014 book, Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson
Lynching of Ballie Crutchfield (546 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
On March 15, 1901, an African American woman named Ballie Crutchfield was lynched by a white mob in Rome, Tennessee. The mob had tried to murder her brother
Duke Ellington Memorial (121 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Duke Ellington Memorial by Robert Graham is installed at Duke Ellington Circle in Manhattan, New York City, New York. The monument depicts Duke Ellington
Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon (249 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon is a documentary film about pop singer Michael Jackson produced by his friend, David Gest. The film features footage
Wildwood, Alberta (476 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wildwood is a hamlet in west-central Alberta, Canada within Yellowhead County. It is located on the Yellowhead Highway (Highway 16), approximately 112
Little Dixie (Missouri) (1,746 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Virginia, and central Kentucky and Tennessee. They brought enslaved African Americans with them or purchased them as workers in the region. Because Southerners
Wentworth Miller (2,414 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wentworth Earl Miller III (born June 2, 1972) is an American-British actor and screenwriter. He rose to prominence following his starring role as Michael
Lynching of Joe Smith (248 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Joe Smith was an African-American man who was lynched by a mob in Yazoo City, Mississippi, on July 7, 1927. The Decatur Daily reported that Joe Smith attempted
BET Hip Hop Awards (183 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The BET Hip Hop Awards are an annual awards show, airing on BET, showcasing hip hop performers, producers and music video directors. The awards ceremony
History of slavery in Colorado (2,274 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
delayed from becoming a state due to its requirement for suffrage for African Americans. African American pioneers came to the territory prior to the American
Camilla massacre (402 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
White anger over African Americans' gaining the right to vote under the 15th Amendment Goals Suppressing voting by African Americans Methods guns Parties
Lynching of Raymond Gunn (1,319 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
had seen a black man near the school. The sheriff arrested several African Americans matching the description, before he found Gunn on December 18. Gunn
Killing Michael Jackson (319 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Killing Michael Jackson is a 2019 documentary film directed and produced by ZigZag, focusing on the death of singer Michael Jackson. The documentary features
Abraham Lincoln and slavery (13,410 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
assassination, Lincoln supported voting rights in the United States for some African Americans, the first U.S. President to do so. Lincoln was born on February 12
Ime Udoka (1,422 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ime Sunday Udoka (/ˈiːmeɪ uːˈdoʊkə/ EE-may oo-DOH-kə; born August 9, 1977) is an American—Nigerian professional basketball coach and former player who
Lynching of Owen Flemming (641 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Owen Flemming or Flemings was an African-American man who was lynched by a mob near Mellwood, Arkansas, on June 8, 1927, after an altercation with a white
Ime Udoka (1,422 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ime Sunday Udoka (/ˈiːmeɪ uːˈdoʊkə/ EE-may oo-DOH-kə; born August 9, 1977) is an American—Nigerian professional basketball coach and former player who
Henry Louis Gates Jr. (5,189 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lives 2 (2008) in which the lineage of more than a dozen notable African Americans was traced using genealogical and historic resources, as well as genealogical
Urban culture (1,030 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
African American population was primarily rural. The Great Migration of African-Americans created the first large, urban black communities in the American North
Lynching of Raymond Gunn (1,319 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
had seen a black man near the school. The sheriff arrested several African Americans matching the description, before he found Gunn on December 18. Gunn
Michael Jackson: The Last Photo Shoot (240 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Michael Jackson: The Last Photo Shoot is a documentary film directed by Craig J. Williams. This historical documentary about Michael Jackson's last magazine
Ebonics (126 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Vernacular English, a distinctive lect, or variety, of English spoken by African Americans, sometimes called Ebonics Ebonics (word), originally referring to
Karamo Brown (1,780 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Karamo Karega Brown (born November 2, 1980) is an American television host, reality television personality, author, actor, and activist. Brown began his
Jason Holliday (562 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jason Holliday (June 8, 1924 – June 15, 1998) (birth name: Aaron Payne) was an American hustler and nightclub performer. He is the star of Shirley Clarke's
Michael Jackson: Chase the Truth (505 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Michael Jackson: Chase the Truth is a 2019 documentary film by Entertain Me Productions. The film defends singer Michael Jackson against allegations of
Malcolm Kenyatta (1,351 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Philadelphia Tribune called Kenyatta one of Philadelphia's most influential African-Americans. In 2020, Kenyatta was named an OUT 100 Honoree by OUT Magazine, their
Perry massacre (247 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Perry massacre was a racially motivated conflict in Perry, Florida, on December 14 and 15, 1922. Whites burned African-American Charles Wright at the
York: Terra Incognita (110 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
York: Terra Incognita is an outdoor monument by Alison Saar, installed near the Aubrey Watzek Library on the Lewis & Clark College campus, in Portland
Bad 25 (film) (566 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Bad 25 is a 2012 documentary film about the 25th anniversary of Michael Jackson's 1987 album Bad. The film was directed by Spike Lee who previously directed
Flag Salute (406 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Flag Salute" is a poem written by Esther Popel about the lynching of George Armwood on October 18, 1933 in Princess Anne, Maryland. It was first published
Cherry Muhanji (156 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cherry Muhanji is the pen name of Jeannette Delaine Washington (born April 26, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan), an American writer. She is best known for her
A. Breeze Harper (593 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Amie "Breeze" Harper is an American critical race feminist, diversity strategist, and author of books and studies on veganism and racism. Her Sistah Vegan
Michael Sam (3,659 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Michael Alan Sam Jr. (born January 7, 1990) is an American former professional football player who was a defensive end. Sam played college football for
Lynching of Joseph Upchurch (347 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Joseph Upchurch was an African-American man who was lynched by a mob near Paris, Tennessee, on June 17, 1927. According to the Memphis Evening Appeal,
William Henry Singleton (1,901 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
William Henry Singleton (August 10, 1843 – September 7, 1938) was an American slave from North Carolina who became a Union soldier during the American
Carmel Indians (507 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
be traced to African Americans free in Virginia before the American Revolution. He has found that most of these free African Americans were mixed-race
Neverland Firsthand: Investigating the Michael Jackson Documentary (577 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Neverland Firsthand: Investigating the Michael Jackson Documentary is a documentary produced by Liam McEwan, and directed by Eli Pedraza, which explores
Republican Party of Louisiana (2,939 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Crow laws that enforced second-class status for African Americans. Disenfranchisement of African Americans kept the Republican Party hollowed out well into
The Church of Saint Coltrane (160 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Church of Saint Coltrane is a short documentary film produced by Alan Klingenstein, directed by Jeff Swimmer and edited by Andrew Fredericks. It was
Cecil Brockman (376 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cecil Antonio Brockman (born September 18, 1984) is an American politician. He was elected to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2014. A Democrat
Detroit race riot of 1863 (1,628 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
were killed, one white and one Black, and numerous others, mostly African Americans, were badly beaten and injured. In total, 35 buildings were destroyed
John Hartfield (601 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
John Hartfield was a black man who was lynched in Ellisville, Mississippi in 1919 for allegedly having a white girlfriend. The murder was announced a day
Benjamin O. Davis Sr. (2,034 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
African Americans in the United States Army in the World War II era. The New Deal era of Franklin D Roosevelt was favorable toward African Americans,
Murder of Jimmie Lee Jackson (1,911 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Voting Rights Act of 1965. This opened the door to millions of African Americans being able to vote again in Alabama and across the Southern United
Campsie, Alberta (314 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Campsie is a hamlet in central Alberta within the County of Barrhead No. 11, located approximately 17 kilometres (11 mi) west of Barrhead then 1 kilometre
Ari Fitz (474 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arrows Fitz (born Arielle Scott; 1989), commonly known as Ari Fitz, is a model, vlogger, television personality, and film producer. He is best known for
Ellenton riot (1,010 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Ellenton Riot in Aiken County, South Carolina Date September 1876 Location Aiken County, South Carolina Deaths 25 to 100 African Americans, 1 white
Statue of Mary McLeod Bethune (48 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A statue of Mary McLeod Bethune will be unveiled in the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., representing Florida in the National Statuary Hall Collection
The Village Beat (291 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
health, education and always highlighting the local achievements of African Americans in Palm Beach County, Florida. The Village Beat has also had the mission
Pan African Film Festival (384 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) is a non-profit corporation in Los Angeles, California, that states its goal to promote "cultural understanding among
Voter Education Project (708 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Voter Education Project (VEP) raised and distributed foundation funds to civil rights organizations for voter education and registration work in the southern
Paris Jackson (2,392 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Paris-Michael Katherine Jackson (born April 3, 1998) is an American model, actress, singer, and musician. She is the second child and only daughter of
Samira Wiley (1,441 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Samira Denise Wiley (born April 15, 1987) is an American actress. She is best known for her starring role as Poussey Washington in the Netflix comedy-drama
FMO2 (812 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
apparently has no catalytic activity. A functional allele found in African Americans has been reported, but no sequence evidence has been deposited to
Symone (drag queen) (1,395 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Reggie Gavin (born January 14, 1995), known by the stage name Symone, is an American drag queen and model. She is best known as the winner of season 13
Nia-Malika Henderson (355 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nia-Malika Henderson (born July 7, 1974) is a senior political reporter for CNN. She reported broadly on the 2016 campaign for CNN's digital and television
Edwin Henderson (2,205 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pioneer. The "Father of Black Basketball," introduced basketball to African Americans in Washington, D.C. in 1904, and was Washington's first male African
Lynching of Thomas Shipp and Abram Smith (1,652 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Museum, for African-American history and documentation of lynchings of African Americans. The night of the lynching, studio photographer Lawrence Beitler took
Tyra Sanchez (1,260 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
James William Ross IV is an American retired drag queen and reality television personality who performed under the stage name Tyra Sanchez. A frequent
Lynching of Benjamin and Mollie French (1,791 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1 am and 2 am on a Wednesday morning. Benjamin and Mollie French, African Americans, were lynched by a white mob for the murder of another African American
Women's Political Council (2,638 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
including giving people rides who were boycotting the buses. The African Americans of Montgomery upheld the boycott for more than a year. It ended in
Kiersey Clemons (724 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kiersey Nicole Clemons (born December 17, 1993) is an American actress, singer, and producer. Her breakout role occurred in the 2015 comedy drama film
Langston, Oklahoma (978 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of these lots stipulated that their re-sale could only be to other African-Americans. Langston was an all black town, one of fifty identifiable black towns
Noble Sissle (1,012 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Along became the first hit musical on Broadway written by and about African Americans. It was the first all-black show to reach the Broadway stage in over
Tina (2021 film) (687 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Tina is an 2021 American-British documentary film, directed by Dan Lindsay and T. J. Martin. It follows the life and career of musician Tina Turner. The
Jasika Nicole (426 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jasika Nicole Pruitt (born April 10, 1980), is an American actress and illustrator from Birmingham, Alabama. She is known for her role as Agent Astrid
Da Brat (1,786 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Shawntae Harris (born April 14, 1974), better known by her stage name Da Brat, is an American rapper. Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, she began her
List of attacks against African-American churches (2,317 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, 10 African Americans, including Clementa C. Pinckney, member of the South Carolina Senate
Lucy Goode Brooks (727 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lucy Goode Brooks (September 13, 1818 – October 7, 1900) was an American slave who was instrumental in the founding of the Friends' Asylum for Colored
William Julius Wilson (2,128 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
poverty of African Americans. He asks the question, "Why do poverty and unequal opportunity persist in the lives of so many African Americans?" In response
Breton, Alberta (524 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Breton /ˈbrɛtən/ is a village in central Alberta, Canada. It is located roughly 95 kilometres (59 mi) southwest of Edmonton. Originally called Keystone
Nat Love (1,188 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nat Love (sometimes spelled Nate Love) (June 1854 – 1921) was an American cowboy and former enslaved person in the period following the American Civil
Cross burning (1,544 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cross burning or cross lighting is a practice associated in modern times with the Ku Klux Klan although it long predates the Klan's inception, as far back
History of Alabama (10,794 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
European-Americans arrived in large numbers, bringing or buying African Americans in the domestic slave trade. The state's wealthy planters considered
Greenwood District, Tulsa (3,594 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
attempted to encourage other economic development activity nearby. Many African Americans came to Oklahoma during the Native American removal. When these tribes
Cross burning (1,544 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cross burning or cross lighting is a practice associated in modern times with the Ku Klux Klan although it long predates the Klan's inception, as far back
Nat Love (1,188 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nat Love (sometimes spelled Nate Love) (June 1854 – 1921) was an American cowboy and former enslaved person in the period following the American Civil
Jim Williams (militia leader) (831 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Jim Williams (c. 1830 – March 6, 1871) was an African-American soldier and militia leader in the 1860s and 1870s in York County, South Carolina. He escaped
We Work Again (454 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Administration to promote its employment and training efforts for African-Americans during the Great Depression. Various jobs are shown, including public
District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act (1,443 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An Act for the Release of certain Persons [Black slaves] held to Service or Labor within the District of Columbia, 37th Cong., Sess. 2, ch. 54, 12 Stat
Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (603 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument is a Civil War monument located in Downtown Detroit, Michigan. This example of civic sculpture stands in a
Michael R. Jackson (684 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Michael R. Jackson is an American playwright, composer, and lyricist. He is originally from Detroit, Michigan, and holds a BFA in Playwriting and an MFA
Carroll Park, Philadelphia (252 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Carroll Park’s residents are primarily working-class and lower-income African-Americans. The School District of Philadelphia operates the local public schools
Tituss Burgess (995 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tituss Burgess (born February 21, 1979) is an American actor and singer. He has appeared in numerous Broadway musicals and is known for his high tenor
Memorial to Enslaved Laborers (1,172 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Memorial to Enslaved Laborers is a memorial in honor of those enslaved African Americans who built and worked at the University of Virginia, in Charlottesville
Kuwasi Balagoon (1,916 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cambridge movement occurring in Maryland seeking civil rights for African-Americans. The Cambridge movement was noted for breaking away from "passive
Mulugeta Seraw (1,163 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mulugeta Seraw (Amharic: ስራው ሙሉጌታ, Seraw Mulugeta; October 21, 1960 – November 13, 1988) was an Ethiopian student who traveled to the United States to
Good Hair (1,340 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dealers. He visited Dudley Products, one of the few companies owned by African Americans that makes hair products for the African-American community. The film
Kennedy Davenport (1,192 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Reuben Asberry Jr., better known by the stage name Kennedy Davenport, is a drag queen, television personality, and dancer from Dallas, Texas, who came
Jim Brown: All-American (131 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jim Brown: All-American is a 2002 documentary film directed by Spike Lee. The film takes a look at the life of NFL Hall-of-Famer Jim Brown. The film delves
The Cincinnati Herald (133 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Northern Kentucky Herald, and SeshPrime Magazine, a monthly magazine for African-Americans. The Herald was founded in 1955 by Gerald Porter. When Porter died
Statue of Evander Holyfield (677 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Evander Holyfield statue is a monumental statue of famed professional boxer Evander Holyfield, located in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The statue
Kennedy Davenport (1,192 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Reuben Asberry Jr., better known by the stage name Kennedy Davenport, is a drag queen, television personality, and dancer from Dallas, Texas, who came
Mulugeta Seraw (1,163 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mulugeta Seraw (Amharic: ስራው ሙሉጌታ, Seraw Mulugeta; October 21, 1960 – November 13, 1988) was an Ethiopian student who traveled to the United States to
Muhammad University of Islam (643 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Muhammad University of Islam (MUI) is a Nation of Islam (NOI)-affiliated preschool to 12th Grade school in the South Shore area of Chicago, Illinois, United
The Last Days of Michael Jackson (603 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Last Days of Michael Jackson is a two-hour television special that premiered on ABC on May 24, 2018. The special is dedicated to Michael Jackson's
Statue of Evander Holyfield (677 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Evander Holyfield statue is a monumental statue of famed professional boxer Evander Holyfield, located in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The statue
Vernetta Alston (789 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vernetta Alston is an American politician and attorney. A Democrat, she served on the Durham City Council from 2017 to 2020, when she succeeded MaryAnn
SonicFox (704 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dominique McLean, better known by their alias SonicFox, is an American professional esports player of several fighting games. McLean is recognized for
Jim Brown: All-American (131 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jim Brown: All-American is a 2002 documentary film directed by Spike Lee. The film takes a look at the life of NFL Hall-of-Famer Jim Brown. The film delves
List of Arkansas Civil War Union units (568 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
provided a number of units to fight for the Union, organized from African-Americans and pro-Union sympathizers. Arkansas had the third smallest white
Tarell Alvin McCraney (1,030 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tarell Alvin McCraney (born October 17, 1980) is an American playwright, screenwriter, and actor. He is the chair of playwriting at the Yale School of
Kiera Hogan (2,106 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kiera Hogan (born September 16, 1994) is an American professional wrestler currently working for All Elite Wrestling (AEW). She is best known for her time
Statue of Adam Clayton Powell Jr. (95 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A statue of Adam Clayton Powell Jr., sometimes called the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Memorial, is installed in Harlem, New York City. The 12-foot (3.7 m)
Nina Bo'nina Brown (1,192 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nina Bo'nina Brown is the stage name of Pierre Leverne Dease, an American drag performer and YouTube / reality television personality who came to international
What Happened, Miss Simone? (639 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
What Happened, Miss Simone? is a 2015 American biographical documentary film about Nina Simone directed by Liz Garbus. The film opened the 2015 Sundance
Torrey Harris (89 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Torrey Harris (born March 12, 1991) is an American politician serving as a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives from the 90th district. Elected
Joe Pullen (1,958 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
after that. Newspapers claimed he killed 5 people and wounded 9, but African-Americans in the area claim he killed 13 and wounded 26. Elizabeth Woodruff's
Jaida Essence Hall (1,482 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jaida Essence Hall is the stage name of Jared Johnson, an American drag queen who won the twelfth season of RuPaul's Drag Race. In October 2020, Johnson
Coco Montrese (1,208 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Coco Montrese (born July 2, 1974) is the stage name of Martin Cooper, an American drag queen, entertainer, and reality television personality. Montrese
Paul Winfield (1,342 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Paul Edward Winfield (May 22, 1939 – March 7, 2004) was an American television, film and stage actor. He was known for his portrayal of a Louisiana sharecropper
Wesley Morris (920 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wesley Morris (born 1975) is an American film critic and podcast host. He is currently critic-at-large for The New York Times, as well as co-host, with
Jenkins County, Georgia, riot of 1919 (1,219 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Jenkins County riot of 1919 took place on Sunday, April 13, 1919, when a series of misunderstandings and out-of-control events spiralled into two white
Frederick Douglass Memorial (136 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Frederick Douglass Memorial is a memorial commemorating Frederick Douglass, installed at the northwest corner of New York City's Central Park, in the
Whitney: Can I Be Me (399 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Whitney: Can I Be Me is a 2017 British-American documentary film that was written, co-produced by Nick Broomfield and directed by Broomfield and Rudi Dolezal
Park DuValle, Louisville (413 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Park DuValle is a neighborhood southwest of downtown Louisville, Kentucky. Its boundaries are I-264 (the Shawnee Expressway) to the west, the Norfolk Southern
Statue of Bill Russell (148 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A statue of former professional basketball player Bill Russell by Ann Hirsch is installed outside Boston's City Hall, in the U.S. state of Massachusetts
Ebenezer Creek (691 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ebenezer Creek is a tributary of the Savannah River in Effingham County, Georgia, about 20 miles north of the city of Savannah. During the American Civil
Black Panthers (film) (408 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Black Panthers is a 1968 short documentary film directed by Agnès Varda. The film focuses on the Black Panther Party in Oakland, California, during protests
Joyland, Atlanta (336 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Atlanta, Georgia and site of a former 1921 amusement park built for African Americans. It is bordered by the Downtown Connector (I-75/I-85) freeway on the
Jenkins County, Georgia, riot of 1919 (1,219 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Jenkins County riot of 1919 took place on Sunday, April 13, 1919, when a series of misunderstandings and out-of-control events spiralled into two white
Statue of Adam Clayton Powell Jr. (95 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A statue of Adam Clayton Powell Jr., sometimes called the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Memorial, is installed in Harlem, New York City. The 12-foot (3.7 m)
Frederick Douglass Memorial (136 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Frederick Douglass Memorial is a memorial commemorating Frederick Douglass, installed at the northwest corner of New York City's Central Park, in the
Mondaire Jones (1,905 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
York's 15th congressional district, Jones is one of the first gay African Americans elected to the United States House of Representatives. On August 17
Jazz poetry (923 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
somewhere outside the mainstream, having been conceived in the 1920s by African Americans, maintained in the 1950s by counterculture poets like those of the
Sonny Kiss (1,473 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sonny Kiss (born December 11, 1993) is an American professional wrestler, dancer, and professional wrestling manager. Kiss is currently signed to All Elite
AzMarie Livingston (670 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ashley Marie "AzMarie" Livingston (born December 28, 1986) is an American fashion model, actress, singer and DJ who rose to fame after appearing on America's
James Cameron (activist) (1,387 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
He used material from his collections to document the struggles of African Americans in the United States, from slavery through lynchings, and the 20th-century
Renitta Shannon (418 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Renitta Shanbay Shannon (born December 29, 1979) is an American politician who currently serves as a Democratic member of the Georgia House of Representatives
Committee for Freedom Now (1,146 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Committee for Freedom Now (CFFN) was an American civil rights organization in Chester, Pennsylvania, that worked to end de facto segregation and improve
The Reflector (Virginia newspaper) (189 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
interest to Black readers such as racial identity, lynching, and famous African Americans. The publication captured aspects of life under Jim Crow laws in this
Montgomery Improvement Association (1,465 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA) was formed on December 5, 1955 by black ministers and community leaders in Montgomery, Alabama. Under the
Holmes v. Ford (553 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Holmes v. Ford was an American court case in the Oregon Territory that freed a slave family in the territory in 1853. The decision re-affirmed that slavery
William Harvey Carney (1,159 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was actually one of the last to be awarded for Civil War service. African Americans received the Medal of Honor as early as April 1865. William Harvey
Jonathan Capehart (874 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jonathan T. Capehart (born July 2, 1967) is an American journalist and television personality. He writes for The Washington Post's PostPartisan blog and