aa hw 2 - Susan Martinez September 18, 2009 African...

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Susan Martinez September 18, 2009 African American History 2 Recitation Assignment #2 1. 5 W’s (who, what, where, when, why) Pages 98-101 Who: The Richmond Planet Newspaper/Magazine What: The Virginia Passenger and Power Company Streetcar Boycott Where: Virginia When: 1904-1905 Why: The African Americans began a boycott because the streetcar company decided to enforce a Jim Crow car, in which the white people were granted seating in the front of the streetcar and the coloreds were to sit in the back and had to move if any white person was inconvenienced. Then they were given the alternative of walking. So they did just that, which began the boycott and the downfall of the company. Pages 101-102 Who: I do not know who it is written by because it just looks like an account or report out of a newspaper. What: A segregated public library for colored people was built in Louisville, Kentucky. Where: Louisville, Kentucky When: 1908 Why: To give black people access to books about everything in the world, and to further their knowledge. 2.
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course AFRICNA 630 taught by Professor Tsoukas,lianne during the Fall '09 term at Pittsburgh.

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