Posts Tagged ‘ African American History Month ’

The Golden Age of West Africa

February 25, 2014
The Golden Age of West Africa

African American History Breakthrough Series We are proud to celebrate the history of African Americans, highlighting the breakthrough series of ideas, theories, events, and technological inventions, which changed and shaped the lives of African Americans, and Americans in general, and the world. To be sure, Kujichagulia, the second principle of Kwanzaa, stresses the importance...
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The Moors

February 24, 2014

African American History Breakthrough Series We are proud to celebrate the history of African Americans, highlighting the breakthrough series of ideas, theories, events, and technological inventions, which changed and shaped the lives of African Americans, and Americans in general, and the world. To be sure, Kujichagulia, the second principle of Kwanzaa, stresses the importance...
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African American History Breakthrough Series

February 20, 2014

The fantasy of an America free of blacks is at least as old as the dream of creating a truly democratic society. While we are aware that there is something inescapably tragic about the cost of achieving our democratic ideals, we keep such tragic awareness segregated to the rear of our minds. We allow...
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Defining the Major Periods in African American History

February 11, 2012

Defining the Major Periods in African American History “We Must Learn and Know” This is an excerpt from a forthcoming book entitled In All Our Glory: A Comprehensive Overview of African American History. Central to grasping and appreciating the unfolding of the African American experience in America is knowing the chronology of the master...
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Booker T Washington: Economic Czar for Black America

February 27, 2011
Booker T Washington: Economic Czar for Black America

“I plead for industrial education and development for the Negro not because I want to cramp him, but because I want to free him. I want to see him enter the all-powerful business and commercial world.” -Booker T Washington History and study has absolved Booker T Washington of the slanderous attack of being an...
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Benjamin Mays: Schoolmaster of the 1960s Movement

February 22, 2011
Benjamin Mays: Schoolmaster of the 1960s Movement

Die young, die middle age, die old, but remember that the most useful life and most abundant life is the one in which one dreams that which will never completely come true, and chooses ideals that forever beckon buy forever elude. To seek a goal that is worthy, so all-embracing, so all-consuming, and so...
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Mary McLeod Bethune: Strong Black Women Just Keep on Coming

February 12, 2011
Mary McLeod Bethune: Strong Black Women Just Keep on Coming

I want to maintain their dignity at all cost. We as must recognize that we are the custodians as well as the heirs of a great civilization. We have given something to the world as a race and for this we are proud and fully conscious of our place in the total...
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Introduction to Black History: Understanding the Role and Significance of Ancient Egypt in African American History

February 1, 2011
Introduction to Black History: Understanding the Role and Significance of Ancient Egypt in African American History

For us, the return to Egypt in all domains is the necessary condition for reconciling African civilization with history, in order to be able to construct a body of modern human sciences, in order to renovate African culture. Far from a reveling in the past, a look toward the Egypt of antiquity is the...
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African Americans Inventors and Scientist in the 19th Century

February 15, 2010

As James Brodie notes, “Understanding the contributions made by African inventors and scientist in the Western Hemisphere is impossible without recognizing the conditions under which they created.” The conditions in which they worked and created rarely paralleled the expansion of American democracy and citizenship for African Americans. Paradoxically, some of the major contributions of...
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