February 8, 1968, The Orangeburg Massacre was a PROTEST in Orangburg South Carolina that got out of hand. The incident began when approx. 200 college students gathered on February 6 to protest the segregation Practices against black patrons at the nearby All Star Bowling lane (Near the South Carolina St Campus). The 1st demonstration proceeded without incident. The following night many of the students returned to resume the protest but this night 15 of them were arrested. The 3rd night (Feb…

February 8, 1968, The Orangeburg Massacre was a PROTEST in Orangburg South Carolina that got out of hand. The incident began when approx. 200 college students gathered on February 6 to protest the segregation Practices against black patrons at the nearby All Star Bowling lane (Near the South Carolina St Campus). The 1st demonstration proceeded without incident. The following night many of the students returned to resume the protest but this night 15 of them were arrested. The 3rd night (Feb…

TBT......The Mug Shots of .Stokley Carmichael & current House of Representative John Lewis during the summer of 1961 with the Freedom Riders. Mr Carmichael was arrested for entering a WHITE ONLY Cafeteria & Comgressman Lewis was arrested JUST for sitting on the bus next to a White Person. later Congressman Lewis qas the FIRST of of the Original 13 Riders that was Assaulted in South Carolina when he entered a "White's Only"  waiting Room & 2 White Men Attacked Him #civilrights #blackhistory…

TBT......The Mug Shots of .Stokley Carmichael & current House of Representative John Lewis during the summer of 1961 with the Freedom Riders. Mr Carmichael was arrested for entering a WHITE ONLY Cafeteria & Comgressman Lewis was arrested JUST for sitting on the bus next to a White Person. later Congressman Lewis qas the FIRST of of the Original 13 Riders that was Assaulted in South Carolina when he entered a "White's Only" waiting Room & 2 White Men Attacked Him #civilrights #blackhistory…

Kelly Miller (7/23/1863 - 12/19/1939) was the first African American student at Johns Hopkins University, and later earned MA and LLB degrees at Howard University where he taught mathematics and became Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. He was a founder of the American Negro Academy and active in the crusade against lynching. His weekly column was published in over 100 newspapers including The New York Times and The Washington Post.

Kelly Miller (7/23/1863 - 12/19/1939) was the first African American student at Johns Hopkins University, and later earned MA and LLB degrees at Howard University where he taught mathematics and became Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. He was a founder of the American Negro Academy and active in the crusade against lynching. His weekly column was published in over 100 newspapers including The New York Times and The Washington Post.

An African-American maid prepares a white family's supper in Greenville, SC, 1956.   Margaret Bourke-White took this photo for Life Magazine's five-part series called "The Background of Segregation." This picture was never published.

The TIME Vault: August 8, 1977

An African-American maid prepares a white family's supper in Greenville, SC, 1956. Margaret Bourke-White took this photo for Life Magazine's five-part series called "The Background of Segregation." This picture was never published.

In 1776, Pennsylvania became the first state to pass a law for the abolishment of slavery, and under the constitution of 1790, Black men had the right to vote. As the population of Black Americans began to grow in Philadelphia, white people became more afraid that they would eventually outnumbering the white population.

In 1776, Pennsylvania became the first state to pass a law for the abolishment of slavery, and under the constitution of 1790, Black men had the right to vote. As the population of Black Americans began to grow in Philadelphia, white people became more afraid that they would eventually outnumbering the white population.

Frank Wills (February 4, 1948 – September 27, 2000) was the security guard who alerted police to a possible break-in at the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C., which eventually led to the uncovering of the truth about the Watergate Scandal that led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon.

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Frank Wills (February 4, 1948 – September 27, 2000) was the security guard who alerted police to a possible break-in at the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C., which eventually led to the uncovering of the truth about the Watergate Scandal that led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon.

Robert Abbott Became One Of The First Black Millionaires After Founding The Chicago Defender Weekly Newspaper

Robert Abbott Became One Of The First Black Millionaires After Founding The Chicago Defender Weekly Newspaper

@get1later Instagram photos | Websta - #FBF on June 11, 1963 President John Kennedy Spoke to The Country to Announce His proposed Civil Rights Act Bill (of 1964). The address transformed civil rights from a legal issue to a moral. The speech was ALSO in response to the U.S. National Guard being sent to protect two African American students Vivian Malone and James Hood enrolling at the University of Alabama. President Kennedy stated the National Guard was at the college "to carry out the…

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@get1later Instagram photos | Websta - #FBF on June 11, 1963 President John Kennedy Spoke to The Country to Announce His proposed Civil Rights Act Bill (of 1964). The address transformed civil rights from a legal issue to a moral. The speech was ALSO in response to the U.S. National Guard being sent to protect two African American students Vivian Malone and James Hood enrolling at the University of Alabama. President Kennedy stated the National Guard was at the college "to carry out the…

Forty-five years ago today (April 4, 2013), Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on the balcony of his hotel room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. King was in Memphis to march with sanitation workers demanding a better wage. His speech the night before he died was One of his most riveting speeches ever (as if he knew the end was near).

Forty-five years ago today (April 4, 2013), Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on the balcony of his hotel room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. King was in Memphis to march with sanitation workers demanding a better wage. His speech the night before he died was One of his most riveting speeches ever (as if he knew the end was near).

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