The Niagara Movement was a civil rights organization founded in 1905 by a group led mainly by W. E. B. Du Bois and William Monroe Trotter.The Niagara Movement was a call for opposition to racial segregation and disenfranchisement, as well as policies of accommodation and conciliation promoted by Black leaders such as Booker T. Washington that were characteristic of the era.
Posted Thursday, February 7th 2008 at 2:53PM
The Atlantic slave trade, also known as the Transatlantic slave trade, was the trade of African persons supplied to the European colonies of the "New World" (the newly discovered North and South American continents) that were in and around the Atlantic Ocean. ...
Posted Tuesday, January 8th 2008 at 1:15PM
For forty years between 1932 and 1972, the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) conducted an experiment on 399 black men in the late stages of syphilis. These men, for the most part illiterate sharecroppers from one of the poorest counties in Alabama, were never told what disease they were suffering from or of its seriousness. Informed that they were being treated for “bad blood,” their doctors had no intention of curing them of syphilis at all.
Posted Saturday, February 16th 2008 at 11:01PM
Wattstax, also known as the Black-Woodstock, was held in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on August 20 in 1972. It was a concert held to "bring-back-together" the community of Watts, California after it's 1965 riots. Over 100,000 people at ...
Posted Monday, July 20th 2015 at 12:52PM