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- 1 - Tom Burghardt, a slave who fought with the Continental Army during the American Revolution, was given freedom and a farm. Tom lived with his family in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, a rural farming community. Mary Silvina Burghardt, Tom's granddaughter, fell head over heels with Alfred DuBois, who left Haiti for New York in the [...]
The Crisis magazine, the editorial arm of the NAACP, was in full support of the "New Negro". Crisis editor, W.E.B. DuBois, calls for black self-defense amongst racial riots.
The network premiere of the miniseries "Book of Negroes" on BET television has caught the attention of our next young, gifted, and Black generation! The series chronicles the life of Aminata Diallo, a West African Jeli (or 'griot', storyteller), an adaptation of Lawrence Hill's "Book of Negroes." Her character is based on the true story of Black Loyalists. Click [...]
"The only thing power respects is power. Whenever you find a man in a position to show power against power, then that man is respected." --Malcolm X (2/14/65)