Black Life in America

Black Life in America

Black Life in America: The experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media, 1704 to today

From the early days of slavery to modern times, people of African descent have had a profound impact on American history. This primary source collection offers an expansive window into centuries of African American history, culture and daily life—as well as the ways the dominant culture has portrayed and perceived people of African descent.

Series 1: Arrival in America through Reconstruction 1704-1877
Series 2: Jim Crow through Civil Rights Movement 1878-1975
Series 3: Black History Month to Today 1976-today

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