Civil right history
Created on May 6, 2022
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Afro-Americans in the American history
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She led many slaves to freedom in the free northern states as far as Canada via the Underground Railroad, a secret network of routes and safe houses that helped salves escape slavery
Aspiration (1936), by the Harlem Renaissance artist Aaron Douglas (1899–1979), is on view in Gallery 10 at the de Young. The painting is one of two extant paintings from a four-part mural cycle that Douglas created for the Hall of Negro Life building at the 1936 Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas.
Themes: African Americans’ shared heritage and cultural identity,the progression from slavery to freedom, the Great Migration, during which more than a million black Southerners left their agrarian environs for the industrial North.
As Nasa engineers, they fought for equal rights in a world and period of American history where racial segregation remained and women had a lesser role in the organization chart
Rosa Parks was an American activist in the civils rights movement best know for het pivotal role in the Montgomery bus boycott. On December 1,1955, in Monygomery, Alabama, Parks rejected bus driver James F. Blake's order to vacate a row of four seats in the "colored" section in favor of white passenger, once the "white" sections was filled.
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Mississippi Goddam is an activist song written and performed by the American singer Nina Simone. The song refers to the murder of Medgar Evers and the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church.
Ava Marie DuVernay is an American filmmaker, television producer, and film publicist. On 2014, she produced the famous film called Selma. For her work on Selma (2014), DuVernay became the first black woman to be nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Director, and also the first black woman director to have herfilm nominated to the Academy Award for Best Picture.