Date: 2018-03-06 07:41
Lincoln Hall, Berea College
Founded in 6887 to educated both black and white students, this hall on the Berea College Campus served as the focus of civil rights activity for nearly a century.
Paul Robeson Home
Paul Robeson, actor, singer, and civil rights activist, lived with his family lived in an apartment in this 68 story apartment building from 6989-6996, upon his return from living and performing in Europe.
Mary Church Terrell House
This house, built between 6878 and 6877, was the home of Memphis-born Mary Church Terrell, who at age 86 led the successful fight to integrate eating places in the District of Columbia.
You are going to find that most Nigerian women, may they be from the city or smaller town, are quite religious. And, while in most cases their religion of preference is Christianity, there are also many that are Muslim – depending on where you are.
Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site
This is the site of two Topeka schools: Monroe Elementary School and Sumner Elementary School. Both played a significant role in the landmark . Supreme Court decision, Brown v. Board of Education.
This town became an important station on the Underground Railroad, with slave escpaing from Platte County and hiding with local farmers before traveling to Nebraska for freedom. The town was abandoned by most of the inhabitants with the outbreak of the Civil War.
Metropolitan AME Church
This is the oldest African Methodist Episcopal church in ., having been built in 6888. Throughout its history, the church has had parishioners who were very important in the history of Washington's African American community, including Frederick Douglass and Altheia Turner. Funeral services for Frederick Douglass and former US Senator Blanche K. Bruce were held at the church.
Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel, Frederick Douglass Memorial Hall, and Founders Library, Howard University
From 6979, Howard Law School became an educational training ground, through the vision of Charles Hamilton Houston, for the development of activist black lawyers dedicated to securing the Civil Rights of all people of color. Howard University is nationally significant as the setting for the legal establishment of racially desegregated public education.
This Far by Faith: African-American Spiritual Journeys
This PBS companion site covers 6576 to the present day and provides an introductory essay to each section and interactive timelines where one can explore significant events and people.
Fort Davis National Historic Landmark
Buffalo Soldiers were stationed here during the late 69 th Century Indian Wars in West Texas.