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Blacks and Revolutionary America

Blacks and Revolutionary America

In this live stream, we explore the contradictions between the Enlightenment, the American Revolution, and Black freedom. While white revolutionaries fought for freedom from British rule in 1776, Blacks in revolutionary America had their own aspirations for freedom.

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Black California, The Fugitive Slave, and the Compromise of 1850

Black California, The Fugitive Slave, and the Compromise of 1850

The history of slavery and sectional debate impacted the formation of California in a variety of ways. California’s admission into the Union and the Compromise of 1850 intensified the sectional conflict over slavery bringing the United States one step closer to Civil War. The hidden history of the slavery debate in the mid-19th century becomes visible in the very placement of California’s eastern border. Additionally, California becomes a central point in Black history as African Americans struggled to keep slavery out of California…and Black people in it.

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Freedom in Black and White

Freedom in Black and White

Support African Elements via Patreon; patreon.com/africanelements. In this video we’re going to examine the notion of “freedom,” and why it’s been such an elusive thing for black folks to obtain.

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Black Politics and Anti-Black Politics

Black Politics and Anti-Black Politics

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In this video, to we look at Black politics and anti-Black politics and some creative ways of shaping political dynamics in the black community.

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