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July 28 African American Historical Events

Today in Black History – July 28 *

1802 – Alexandre Dumas is born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie in
Villers-Cotterêts, Aisne, near Paris, France, the grandson… 1,020 more words

African American History

An introduction to Booker T. Washington

Booker T. Washington: A Re-Examination 

Research Materials 

I have been blessed with the opportunity to collaborate with fellow Tuskegee University students and faculty on a research project examining our University founder, Booker T. 418 more words


Le radici africane della Grande guerra (W.E.B. DuBois, 1915)

«Eppure, e in termini molto concreti, l’Africa è una delle cause prime del terribile tracollo della civiltà che ci è dato di vivere. Queste mie parole vogliono dimostrare che il Continente Nero è il luogo dove cercare le radici nascoste non solo della guerra di oggi, ma della minaccia di quelle future». 523 more words


Words from W.E.B. Dubois

     “It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one’s self through the eyes of others, of measuring one’s soul by the tape of a world that looks on in amused contempt and pity.”

June 26 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – June 26 *

1893 – William Lee Conley “Big Bill” Broonzy, blues singer,
is born in Scott, Mississippi.

1894 – The American Railway Union, led by Eugene Debs, calls… 416 more words

African American History

"Feminized" and "jewified" modernity, and my breakup with Ralph Bunche

I recently went through my notes from the Ralph Bunche papers at UCLA. You may remember that he became Acting Mediator for the Arab-Israeli conflict after the Stern Gang assassinated Count Folke Bernadotte, September 17, 1948; the settlement of this conflict was a test case for the efficacy of the new United Nations after WW2. 890 more words

Ralph Bunche