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Strange Fruit is a song written and composed by Abel Meeropol and recorded by Billie Holiday. The song protests the lynching of black American with lyrics compare the victims to the fruit of trees.

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African-American History

1848

A cotton gin is a machin for clinning cotton fibers from their seeds, more quickly and easly. It's invented by Eli Whitney in the United States

On April 27, 1848 the abolitionist movement, was the movement to end slavery.

The abolution of slavery was decreed in 1848 in French colonies.

Jim Crow Laws were a colection of State and local statues that leagalized the racial segregation.

The Montgomey Bus Boycott was a political and social protest campaign against the policy of racial segregation on the public transit system of Montgomery in Alabama. This campaign begun in december 5, 1955 after Rosa Park

Mary Jackson born in april 9,1921 and dead in february 11, 2005.

She became the first African American engineer.

Strange Fruit is a song written and composed by Abel Meeropol and recorded by Billie Holiday. The song protests the lynching of Black American with lyrics compare the victims to the fruit of trees.

" I have dream" ( August, 28 ) is the public speech that was delivered by American civil rights activist minister, Matin Luther King.

He called for civil and economic right and an end to racisim in United States

The Civil Rights Acts ( July, 2) prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

- The Voting Right Act of 1965 is a land mark piece of federal legislation in the United States that prohibits racial discriminaton in voting.

- Edmund Pettus Bridge across the Alabama river in Selma. Built in 1940, it was the site of the conflict of Bloody Sunday on March, 7, 1965 when the police attacked Civil Rights Movement.



"Alright" of Kendrick Lamar ( first heard on radio the June, 30, 2015) was a music with festive tones about hope. It's a critique of discrimination against African American populations in US as well the police violence suffered by these populations.

Obama became tthe first African American to be elected to the presidency

Edward W Brooke was an American politician of Republican Party, who represented Massachusetts in US Senate from 1967 until 1979. He became the first African American elected to the United States Senate