Blacks enter the Gilded Age
Documents the history and achievements of African Americans from 1875 through the turn of the century. Profiles the lives and contributions of Black men and women who embraced their freedom as citizens of the United States and continued to work for racial equality and social reform. Higlights includ...
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New York, N.Y. :
Ambrose Video Pub.,
|Series:||A History of Black achievement in America ;
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- 1875 : Robert Smalls, former slave, elected to House
- 1878 : the Black cowboy and George McJunkin
- 1881 : Booker T. Washington opens Tuskegee Institute
- 1884 : T. Thomas Fortune prophesises the long and bitter struggle for equality
- 1887 : Granville T. Woods, called the Black Edison, patents the Induction Telegraph System
- 1893 : Ida B. Wells-Barnett crusades against Black lynching in America
- 1896 : Plessy v. Ferguson Case upholds segregation.