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July 30th 1866 White Mob Attacks Blacks at Voting Rights Convention

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July 30th, 1866 White Mob Attacks Blacks at Voting Rights Convention in New Orleans

The Riot in New Orleans... the Struggle for the Flag. 900 block Canal Street.

Black Americans attacked in Memphis Riot of 1866.jpg

How black grassroots politics led to the 14th Amendment and black citizenship

An Absolute Massacre: The New Orleans Race Riot of July 30, 1866

Other tactics used to suppress black voting rights were to allege charges of larceny, robbery and other property offenses against prominent blacks and ...

Black residents of Tulsa, Oklahoma were rounded up and imprisoned during the riot in 1921 (left). The black section of Tulsa, disparagingly nicknamed “ ...

Newspaper clippings from the riot in New Orleans.

1860

This 19th century political cartoon portrayed the widespread discrimination and intimidation black voters faced throughout the South. (Library of Congress)

The Mechanic's Institute. 1974.25.3.272.

The damage to the 16th Street Baptist Church by a Ku Klux Klan bombing in 1963 (left). The four young girls killed in the bombing were in the church's ...

... mass violence against African Americans in Elaine, Arkansas in 1919 by suggesting that the black population had planned an uprising (left). A white mob ...

Respected scientists within the recently formed National Research Council proposed building orphanages to study nature vs nurture with respect to racial ...

July 30th, 1866 White Mob Attacks Blacks at Voting Rights Convention in New Orleans | Justice for all | Pinterest | History, Black history and Black

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Viva Voce - For most of America's history, from colonial days to the 1890s, keeping the content of your vote secret was almost impossible.

An Absolute Massacre: The New Orleans Race Riot of July 30, 1866: James G. Hollandsworth Jr.: 9780807130292: Amazon.com: Books

A statue of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest in Memphis, Tennessee built in 1901 and still standing today despite a city counsel vote to remove it ...

Colfax massacre

1921 April 5th, 1921 Georgia: White Landowner Faces Trial in Murder of Eleven Black Sharecroppers

An 1869 Thomas Nast cartoon supporting the Fifteenth Amendment. In the cartoon, Americans of different ancestries and ethnic backgrounds sit together at a ...

Incredibly racist cartoon that echoes many of the racist sentiments of today.

A historical plaque erected in 1950 calling the Colfax Massacre a riot and placing the blame on northerners (left). An 1873 depiction of the aftermath of ...

January 1944 Florida: Boy Lynched for Sending Love Note

An Absolute Massacre: The New Orleans Race Riot of July 30, 1866: James G. Hollandsworth Jr.: 9780807130292: Amazon.com: Books

1866

The Historic New Orleans Collection

Legacy of Lynching in America

1865

In March 2015, activists with the Formerly incarcerated People's Movement traveled to Alabama to join events commemorating the 50th anniversary of the ...

Photo by Owen F. Murphy, Jr., The Historic New Orleans Collection, Gift of Arts Council of New Orleans [1996.93.47]

The movie poster for D.W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation (1915), a film that glorified the Ku Klux Klan and vilified African Americans (left).

July 30 Peace Love Art Activism

33 Violence in the South May, 1866: Memphis, Tennessee – White mobs killed over 40 African Americans – Burned homes, churches, schools July, ...

Hon. P. B. S. Pinchback, Ex-Lieut. Governor

“It is impossible to create a dual personality which will be on the one hand a fighting man toward the enemy, and on the other, a craven who will accept ...

pickwickians_Main_DONE.jpg

A flyer advertising the “Death to the Klan” march in November 1979 (left). A March for Justice following the Greensboro Massacre (right).

1857

April 13th, 1947 Civil Rights Activist Bayard Rustin Arrested in North Carolina

Top Ten Origins: White Supremacist Violence | Origins: Current Events in Historical Perspective

In March 1965, African American protesters picketed outside the White House to demand equal voting rights and denounce police brutality in Selma, Alabama.

Virginia African American Legislators.Shed Dungee was married to Mary Coleman (ancestor). Shed Dungee was born into slavery about 18…

Newspapers throughout the country reported on the July 1890 assassination of political candidate Marsh Cook in Jackson, Mississippi, including the St. Louis ...

Legacy of Lynching in America

Virginia African American Legislators.Shed Dungee was married to Mary Coleman (ancestor). Shed Dungee was born into slavery about 1831 in Cumberland County.

... In fact many of the racist white descendants of the Democratic Party switched parties and now belong to the Republican Party of Today.

President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Alabama voters cheer Doug Jones's election to the United States Senate in December 2017. (Bill Clark/Getty Images)

On the night of January 12, 1896, a mob of twenty men gathered around

The “engineer” of civil rights legal victories law2.umkc.edu

Senator Lyman Trumbull from Illinois. Wikimedia Commons

Nov. 3, 1883: Danville Riot. African Americans voters ...

Lynching of Jesse Washington

portrayal of Freedmen's Bureau from Harper's Weekly, 1868

The national government, initiated by President Lincoln, created the Freedmen's Bureau to assist freed

The New Orleans Tribune inaugual issue, 1864

Klan Power Weakened

Grant, Reconstruction and the KKK | American Experience | Official Site | PBS

The Weekly Herald wrote on July 11, 1901 that "every

Pickwickians and Reconstruction | American Experience | Official Site | PBS

Not in the History book: Hedy Lamarr

(Re)Reading Mass Incarceration: New Orleans Monuments and Reconstruction Violence | the way of improvement leads home

The Colfax Massacre: The Untold Story of Black Power, White Terror, and the

The Struggle for Civil Rights. Photo of Little Rock Nine entering Central High School

January 20, 1866 New York Times publishes its first article on the Ku Klux Klan. The secret organization would soon become a national sensation.

portrayal of Freedmen's Bureau from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1866

The Election of 1866 Johnson wanted to make the 14th amendment an issue in the 1866

United States House of Representatives elections, 1866 - Image: Nathaniel Boyden Brady Handy

Holder decision striking down key provisions of the Voting Rights Act.

SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER

July 24, 1954: Civil rights activist and a founder of the National Association of Colored Wo… | Photographs: A Glimpse of Race and Ethnicity in America

With the passage of the Fifteenth Amendment, droves of African American men went to the

15. Reconstruction. "

29, 1923: Terror Attack on African Americans in Catcher, Arkansas

A Luminous Brotherhood, by Emily Suzanne Clark, cover image

By the fall of 1868, Klan and other white supremacist violence became an everyday occurrence in ...

Ma Rainey was one of Paramount Records' most popular artists. JP Jazz Archive/Redferns

When he did, he spoke about the violence committed against black people by whites in Georgia.

July 19, 1867: Republican Congress overrides Democrat President Andrew Johnson's veto of legislation protecting voting rights of African-Americans

... New Orleans. They withdrew the next day, when federal troops arrived in the city. The league disappeared after having attained its objective with the ...

New Orleans Riot Resource | Learn About, Share and Discuss New Orleans Riot At Popflock.com

Four scenes from the riot in New Orleans.

15 July 1858 – 14 June was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement who helped women win the right to vote.

July 30 Peace Love Art Activism

July 30th, 1866 White Mob Attacks Blacks at Voting Rights Convention in New Orleans

The Riot in New Orleans... the Struggle for the Flag. 900 block Canal Street.

Black Americans attacked in Memphis Riot of 1866.jpg

How black grassroots politics led to the 14th Amendment and black citizenship

An Absolute Massacre: The New Orleans Race Riot of July 30, 1866

The Mechanic's Institute. 1974.25.3.272.

This 19th century political cartoon portrayed the widespread discrimination and intimidation black voters faced throughout the South. (Library of Congress)

Other tactics used to suppress black voting rights were to allege charges of larceny, robbery and other property offenses against prominent blacks and ...

Black residents of Tulsa, Oklahoma were rounded up and imprisoned during the riot in 1921 (left). The black section of Tulsa, disparagingly nicknamed “ ...

Newspaper clippings from the riot in New Orleans.

The damage to the 16th Street Baptist Church by a Ku Klux Klan bombing in 1963 (left). The four young girls killed in the bombing were in the church's ...

1860

... mass violence against African Americans in Elaine, Arkansas in 1919 by suggesting that the black population had planned an uprising (left). A white mob ...

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Respected scientists within the recently formed National Research Council proposed building orphanages to study nature vs nurture with respect to racial ...

In March 1965, African American protesters picketed outside the White House to demand equal voting rights and denounce police brutality in Selma, Alabama.

July 30th, 1866 White Mob Attacks Blacks at Voting Rights Convention in New Orleans | Justice for all | Pinterest | History, Black history and Black

1963 march on washington.jpg

An Absolute Massacre: The New Orleans Race Riot of July 30, 1866: James G. Hollandsworth Jr.: 9780807130292: Amazon.com: Books

A statue of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest in Memphis, Tennessee built in 1901 and still standing today despite a city counsel vote to remove it ...

Colfax massacre

1921 April 5th, 1921 Georgia: White Landowner Faces Trial in Murder of Eleven Black Sharecroppers

Incredibly racist cartoon that echoes many of the racist sentiments of today.

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In March 2015, activists with the Formerly incarcerated People's Movement traveled to Alabama to join events commemorating the 50th anniversary of the ...

January 1944 Florida: Boy Lynched for Sending Love Note

A historical plaque erected in 1950 calling the Colfax Massacre a riot and placing the blame on northerners (left). An 1873 depiction of the aftermath of ...

Legacy of Lynching in America

An Absolute Massacre: The New Orleans Race Riot of July 30, 1866: James G. Hollandsworth Jr.: 9780807130292: Amazon.com: Books

1866

The Historic New Orleans Collection

1865

An 1869 Thomas Nast cartoon supporting the Fifteenth Amendment. In the cartoon, Americans of different ancestries and ethnic backgrounds sit together at a ...

1946 May 3rd, 1946 Black Teen Survives Louisiana Electric Chair | Black History: May | Black history, History, Black

“It is impossible to create a dual personality which will be on the one hand a fighting man toward the enemy, and on the other, a craven who will accept ...

Photo by Owen F. Murphy, Jr., The Historic New Orleans Collection, Gift of Arts Council of New Orleans [1996.93.47]

The movie poster for D.W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation (1915), a film that glorified the Ku Klux Klan and vilified African Americans (left).

33 Violence in the South May, 1866: Memphis, Tennessee – White mobs killed over 40 African Americans – Burned homes, churches, schools July, ...

Hon. P. B. S. Pinchback, Ex-Lieut. Governor

July 30 Peace Love Art Activism

April 13th, 1947 Civil Rights Activist Bayard Rustin Arrested in North Carolina

1857

pickwickians_Main_DONE.jpg

Top Ten Origins: White Supremacist Violence | Origins: Current Events in Historical Perspective

A flyer advertising the “Death to the Klan” march in November 1979 (left). A March for Justice following the Greensboro Massacre (right).

Cuban Exiles in America poster image ...

Legacy of Lynching in America

Virginia African American Legislators.Shed Dungee was married to Mary Coleman (ancestor). Shed Dungee was born into slavery about 18…

1863

Newspapers throughout the country reported on the July 1890 assassination of political candidate Marsh Cook in Jackson, Mississippi, including the St. Louis ...

Alabama Secretary of State John H. Merrill (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Virginia African American Legislators.Shed Dungee was married to Mary Coleman (ancestor). Shed Dungee was born into slavery about 1831 in Cumberland County.

Alabama voters cheer Doug Jones's election to the United States Senate in December 2017. (Bill Clark/Getty Images)

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1866

The “engineer” of civil rights legal victories law2.umkc.edu

Senator Lyman Trumbull from Illinois. Wikimedia Commons

President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act of 1965

On the night of January 12, 1896, a mob of twenty men gathered around

... In fact many of the racist white descendants of the Democratic Party switched parties and now belong to the Republican Party of Today.

Grant, Reconstruction and the KKK | American Experience | Official Site | PBS

portrayal of Freedmen's Bureau from Harper's Weekly, 1868

The New Orleans Tribune inaugual issue, 1864

Lynching of Jesse Washington

Not in the History book: Hedy Lamarr

Nov. 3, 1883: Danville Riot. African Americans voters ...

Klan Power Weakened

President Johnson signs the historic Civil Rights Act of 1964.

The national government, initiated by President Lincoln, created the Freedmen's Bureau to assist freed

The Weekly Herald wrote on July 11, 1901 that "every

Pickwickians and Reconstruction | American Experience | Official Site | PBS

The Colfax Massacre: The Untold Story of Black Power, White Terror, and the

January 20, 1866 New York Times publishes its first article on the Ku Klux Klan. The secret organization would soon become a national sensation.

portrayal of Freedmen's Bureau from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1866

The Election of 1866 Johnson wanted to make the 14th amendment an issue in the 1866

United States House of Representatives elections, 1866 - Image: Nathaniel Boyden Brady Handy

Not in the History book: Hedy Lamarr | Not in the History book | Pinterest | Hedy lamarr, History and Books

SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER

Holder decision striking down key provisions of the Voting Rights Act.

How black grassroots politics led to the 14th Amendment and black citizenship

29, 1923: Terror Attack on African Americans in Catcher, Arkansas

Ma Rainey was one of Paramount Records' most popular artists. JP Jazz Archive/Redferns

With the passage of the Fifteenth Amendment, droves of African American men went to the

A Luminous Brotherhood, by Emily Suzanne Clark, cover image

15. Reconstruction. "

By the fall of 1868, Klan and other white supremacist violence became an everyday occurrence in ...

Isabel Morgan poster image ...