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"Learning is Wealth. Wilson, Charley, Rebecca & Rosa. Slaves from New Orleans", 1863-64. In 1863 and 1864, eight former slaves toured the northern states to raise money for impoverished African-American schools in New Orleans; four children with mixed-race ancestry and pale complexions were deliberately included to evoke sympathy from white northerners. Photographs of Charles Taylor, Rebecca Huger, Rosina Downs, and Augusta Broujey were mass-produced and sold as part of the campaign.

1863 or 1864 - 8 former slaves toured northern states to raise money for African-American schools in New Orleans, used 4 children with mixed-race ancestry & pale complexions to evoke sympathy - Charles Taylor, Rebecca Huger, Rosina Downs & Augusta Broujey

African American man in Edminton

African American man standing in sack suit and tie. For more on African American experience and achievements in the U. and elsewhere visit Discover Black Heritage , a travel guide to black history and culture

1967 AFRICAN AMERICAN HORSMAN DOLL

1967 AFRICAN AMERICAN HORSMAN DOLL

First Massive African American Protest in American History - July 1917 - Children in New York City Participating in the Silent Protest Parade against the East St.

Wilhelmina Reuben-Cooke, and Nathaniel White, Jr., and Mary Mitchell Harris were the first African-American undergraduates to receive their degrees from Duke in 1967. 1967!!!

Duke University first three African-Americans to graduates, Wilhelmina Reuben-Cooke, Nathaniel White, Jr., and Mary Mitchell Harris received their undergraduate degrees from Duke University in