Category Archives: History – Black History

The Truth About America and Black Americans

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The U.S. has Amnesia when it comes to Black History and how it affects the Black community today

Black Code Laws, Slave Code Laws, Jim Crow Laws, Black on Black Crime, Slave Labor Contracts, Debt Slavery, slavery By Another Name, Police Brutality, Mass Incarceration, Lynchings, NAACP 30 Years of Lynching, White Flight, Black Flight, Black Migration
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Heartbreaking Cases Where Land Was Stolen From Black Americans Through Racism, Violence and Murder

In his 2007 documentary Banished, filmmaker Marco Williams examined four examples of primarily white communities violently rising up to force their African-American neighbors to flee town. This became one of the techniques used to sabotage Black land ownership, a devastating … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Jr, lost footage, “We come to get our check”

Martin Luther King Jr, lost footage, “We come to get our check”

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Interesting facts about the health of HBCU’s and why we need all Alumni to give

I was at the Alabama A&M University National Conference in Houston this weekend and the speaker was Johnny C Taylor, Jr current president of Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund and he said some interesting statements regarding the health of HBCU’s and how important it is … Continue reading

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Another lie that many of us has been made to believe by media and uniformed speakers (More black men are in jail than in college)

Another misused statement when referring to African American men (More black men are in jail than in college) This has been a phrase carelessly thrown out by many in the media and with organizations who are both for and against … Continue reading

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One of the greatest slave love stories ever

I just read the greatest real life love story ever about Madison Washington which took place in 1841. I am reading from the book titled “The Black Man” written by William Wells Brown in 1865. Brown would be considered the … Continue reading

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