From Memphis and Mogadishu: The History of African Americans in King County, Washington, 1858-2014

blacks in the South. African American men, for example, routinely participated in civic life of the county at a time when voting prohibitions and terrorist tactics drove post-Reconstruction-era African Americans… … Read MoreFrom Memphis and Mogadishu: The History of African Americans in King County, Washington, 1858-2014

(1895) John H. Smyth, “The African in Africa and the African in America”

…the speech below, given in 1895 at the Cotton States Exposition (where Booker T. Washington made his most famous address) Smyth discussed the nexus between Africans and African Americans. The… … Read More(1895) John H. Smyth, “The African in Africa and the African in America”