13 Things I Found on the Internet (Vol. CXXXII)
1. The Spaceship Palaces of Bolivia Freddy Mamani Silvestre is known as the "King of Andean Architecture," and he has built dozens of houses boasting bright colors and patterned motifs that originate in indigenous art and architecture. His architectural work in the fast-developing city of
The Original Black Elite
In this outstanding cultural biography, the author of the New York Times bestseller A Slave in the White House chronicles a critical yet overlooked chapter in American history: the inspiring rise and calculated fall of the black elite, from Emancipation through Reconstruction to the Jim Crow Era—embodied in the experiences of an influential figure of the time, academic, entrepreneur, and political activist and black history pioneer Daniel Murray. In the wake of the Civil War, Daniel Murray…
6 Black History Books Every HBCU Student Should Read
Leverage these black history books to learn the truth about African history from master teachers who have dedicated their lives to black consciousness.
African Female Warriors - Black History Man
7 African Countries That Had Women Warriors. InfoGraphic depicting warrior women in countries like Dahomey, Kush, Nigeria and others.
Move Over Oprah and Jay-Z! The Roots of Black Wealth Run Deeper Than We Ever Dreamed
The book will dramatically expand not only readers’ perception of the post-slavery era but of the very history of black wealth in America.
The History of Ouidah aka Juda, Judea Judah Whydah
Kingdom of Whydah Crowning of the King of Whydah, by Jacob van der Schley (1715-1779) The Kingdom of Whydah /ˈhwɪdə/ was a kingdom on the coast of West Africa in …
That the Blood Stay Pure: African Americans, Native Americans, and the Predicament of Race and Identity in Virginia (Blacks in the Diaspora)
That the Blood Stay Pure: African Americans, Native Americans, and the Predicament of Race and Identity in Virginia (Blacks in the Diaspora) [Arica L. Coleman] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. That the Blood Stay Pure: African Americans, Native Americans, and the Predicament of Race and Identity in Virginia (Blacks in the Diaspora)
I Freed Myself : African American Self-Emancipation in the Civil War Era (Paperback)
This book examines the many ways in which African Americans made the Civil War about ending slavery. For a century and a half, Abraham Lincoln's signing of the Emancipation Proclamation has been the dominant narrative of African American freedom in the Civil War era. However, David Williams suggests that this portrayal marginalizes the role that African American slaves played in freeing themselves. At the Civil War's outset, Lincoln made clear his intent was to save the Union rather than…