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The Transatlantic Journey

The Transatlantic Journey of South Carolina Freedman James Church will Vaughan Departure of the Back-to-Africa Movement ship Laurada bound for Liberia, March 1896. (Source: Illustrated American Magazine) From the eighteenth century to our own time, a range of African Americans…

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Malcolm X in Brooklyn

Malcolm X in Brooklyn By Zaheer Ali February 20, 2017 0 This post is part of our online forum,” Remembering Malcolm,” edited by Garrett Felber. Malcolm X Mural near 256 Malcolm X Boulevard, Brooklyn, NY. Photo: Zaheer Ali. In his eloquent and moving…

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Men without Pants:

Men without Pants: Masculinity and the Enslaved By Keri Leigh Merritt September 11, 2016 14 Former slave Willis Winn with horn with which slaves were called. Near Marshall, Texas. Photo: Russell Lee, c. 1939. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs…

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