SEGREGATION and MIGRATION

AAHISTORYK12.COM is a unique website that provides students, teachers, and lifelong learners with links to a variety of online resources that focus on African and African American history and culture.  Explore and share these links and resources on this site with friends.

Terror Lynchings in America is part of the Equal Justice Initiative's Racial Justice project, which explores racial history and uses innovative teaching tools to deepen our understanding of the legacy of racial injustice.

America's journey from the era of chattel enslavement to the Civil Rights Movement is presented as a time-line of resources on this website from the Library of Congress. The site includes primary source materials, documents, stories, biographies, and Teacher Resources.

Searching through America's past for the last 25 years, collector James Allen uncovered an extraordinary visual legacy: photographs and postcards taken as souvenirs at lynchings throughout America.

WARNING: Graphic Images of corpses

 

W.E.B. DUBOIS

W.E.B. Du Bois (1868-1963) is widely recognized as a significant figure: for his pursuit of social justice, for his literary imagination, and for his pioneering scholarly research. He is read with profit today in the academic fields of sociology, literature, and history.

 Booker T. Washington was born a slave. After the Civil War, Washington became the first principal of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial School. Later as an adviser, author and orator, he became the most influential African American of his era.

America's journey from the era of chattel enslavement to the Civil Rights Movement is presented as a time-line of resources on this website from the Library of Congress. The site includes primary source materials, documents, stories, biographies, and Teacher Resources.

The Marcus Garvey page from Biography.com tells the life story of this controversial leader, using material from the Garvey movement-written documents, film and photographs.

Anti-lynching crusader, woman's rights activist, passionate crusader against racism,

journalist and teacher, for more than 40 years, Ida B. Wells was one of the most articulate, fearless and respected women in the United States.

The IN MOTION: GREAT MIGRATION webpage explores multiple dimensions of the Great Migration of African-Americans from the rural South to Northern cities. The Great Migration stands as the largest internal movement of people in the history of the United States.

The Exhibit of American Negroes was a sociological display within the Palace of Social Economy at the 1900 World's Fair in Paris. The goal of the exhibition was to demonstrate progress and commemorate the lives of African Americans at the turn of the century.

This digital exhibition from the Schomburg Center on Black Culture surveys some of the main personalities and events that shaped this Manhattan neighborhood in the early days when it became known as "Capital of the Negro World."

CASE STUDY: The Lynching of John Hartfield

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