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This collection of video content is ideally suited for online learners. It includes content in Black History, Black Politics, Black Sociology, as well as Black Art and Music.

 

The Black West: Exodusters Black Cowboys and Buffalo Soldiers

The Black West: Exodusters Black Cowboys and Buffalo Soldiers

This article will explore the African American migration West where Black Americans found both opportunity and hardship on new lands in places like Nicodemus, Kansas. Additionally, Black cowboys found a living on the arduous Texas cattle drives. Still others sought acceptance through military service as “Buffalo Soldiers” during the Indian Wars against the indigenous people of the Western United States.

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How Post-Civil War Reconstruction Failed African Americans

How Post-Civil War Reconstruction Failed African Americans

After the Civil War, African Americans were hopeful that this new post-slavery era would bring freedom and equality. This article explores why the Reconstruction failed to live up to the expectations and why many African Americans are still fighting for their fundamental rights today.

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Is Harriet Tubman A Fictional Character? (Dane Calloway and the Underground Railroad)

Is Harriet Tubman A Fictional Character? (Dane Calloway and the Underground Railroad)

In this edition of, “Say What?!!” we evaluate Dane Calloway’s claim that Harriet Tubman is a fictional character and that the underground railroad has no correlation with the network of safe houses used to assist fugitive slaves as historians have claimed. Dane makes the extraordinary claim that the Underground Railroad is an actual underground transit system that had been in existence for centuries.

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