Category: <span>Historical Profile</span>

A profile of Stokely Carmichael, an activist and political organizer who participated in the Freedom Rides, launched the Lowndes County Freedom Organization, served as chairman of SNCC, and was the first to express the ideology of Black self-determination as “Black Power.”

Historical Profile

A profile of Nannie Helen Burroughs, an educator and activist who fought against race and gender based discrimination by campaigning against lynching and founding the the National Trade and Professional School for Women and Girls.

Historical Profile

If you’re interested in learning about apartheid including the circumstances that led to its official creation, the laws that were enacted, meaning what they said and what they actually meant, as well as how apartheid affected people in their day to day lives, the movement that led to its abolishment, and its aftermath. Then this “Apartheid in South Africa” Black History Feature is for you.

Historical Profile

A profile of Walter Sisulu, a South African anti-apartheid activist and a leader of the African National Congress (ANC) who was imprisoned for 26 years alongside Nelson Mandela.

Historical Profile

A profile of Sojourner Truth, an abolitionist and women’s rights activist who was born a slave, walked to freedom, and successfully sued for custody of her son.

Historical Profile