American educator and civil rights activist
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"The Church in the Southern Black Community" traces the way Southern African Americans adopted and transformed Protestant Christianity into the central institution of community life. Read more...
"North American Slave Narratives" documents the individual and collective story of African Americans' struggle for freedom and human rights in the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
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For over 500 years, people of African descent have shaped the course of American history. From the fight against slavery to the March on Washington, relive the triumphs and tragedies of the African American experience with our extensive timeline of African American history. Read More...
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