Category WEB Dubois

Lynching Postcards: Death and Torture Captured on Film and Sold For Profit

Black History:  Special Delivery!! Note: This blog post may contain images that may be disturbing. At the very end of the blog post a picture depicting a lynching is displayed. Many of us, (unfortunately) are likely familiar with the history… Continue Reading →

W.E.B. DuBois Quote: “The COST of liberty is LESS THAN the price of repression.”

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The Niagara Movement: A Predecessor of The NAACP

Black History: Special Delivery!! The civil rights organization known as the “Niagara Movement” was organized by W.E.B. DuBois, William Trotter, Frederick McGhee and Charles Bentley in 1905. Its inaugural meeting convened 29 business owners, teachers, and clergy at Niagara Falls in… Continue Reading →

“The Brownies”: The First African American Children’s Magazine

Black History: Special Delivery!! The Brownies Book is recognized as the first magazine published for African American children and youth. Its first issue was published in January 1920 and it would eventually be hailed as an important event in establishing… Continue Reading →

W.E.B. Dubois Quote

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Atlanta Compromise: Booker T. Washington’s Solution To The “Negro Problem”

Black History:  Special Delivery!!   On September 18, 1895, Booker T. Washington delivered his famous “Atlanta Compromise” speech at the Cotton States and International Exposition in Atlanta. Though not without its critics, it is regarded as one of the most… Continue Reading →

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