November 30, 2015
1st black politic convention.
1970-80s- white people and black middle class moved to suburban live poor blacks behind.
Mid 1980s drug was a big problem.
Bring the power movement
Black celebrities are popular
Afro-American History Notes
October 14, 2015
Sojourner Truth- Runaway to abolitionist
B.1797-1883 isabella Baunfree
1850 pub. The narrative of Sojourner Truth: a northern slave by garrison
Famous speech aint I a woman? 1851
She was slave in t
16 November 2015
The change was slow.
The assassination of Malcom X brought anger
Black athletes Jackie Robinson- athletes achieves and they were model. They had a voice that
can be heard.
The brought black people who are talented.
October 28, 2015
Jazz becomes so popular because it contains all of the voices and instruments.
Jazz allows individualism
Jazz symbolize the musical protest
Encourage public space- segregating.
Biba mother of hip hop 1910s and 1920s.
October 21, 2015
KKK- people dont change their mind overnight. Paternalism cant change in a short time of period.
Violence kept in the South. Many people wanted to kept old way (old South) and these people helped to
November 4 2015
Letter from Birmingham jail
Written in response to a letter by eight clergymen
Just and unjust laws
Somebody told a lie one day- watch this
Birmingham, AL, project C
o April- civil rights a
October 19, 2015
Reconstruction politics (check the book)
2 phase of reconstruction:
Radical- 1867 1877
1865 13th amendment abolished slavery
1865- special field order 15 ( aka 40 acres & a mutle
1866- civil r
November 2, 2015
1940- Rise of African Americans
Perl harbor changed everything
Auto factories stop making cars, started make bombs
Segregation was high.
Arsenal of democracy also arsenal of national conflict.
1943- Black and white c
November 11, 2015
End of 1960s & LJB
Housing & suburbanization= inner cities
New deal programs
War on powerty
Federal public housing authority housing- low income housing units
Investigates urban unrest
November 18, 2015
Legacy of civil rights movement
New definition of civil rights established
Federal govt responsible for enforcement of black equal rights & protection (second
Integrated facilities, schools, TV, etc