From the earliest days of the colonies, people of African decent answered the call of the sea. By the 1830’s, over 20% of the sailors who claimed the coastal cities of America as their homeport were of African decent. These “black jacks” provided many invaluable services that were vital to the development of the country.
January 27, 2017 10:11 pm
The “talented tenth”. That’s who W.E.B. Du Bois thought would make the difference for black people of the United States. The success of writers, poets and musicians in the Harlem Renaissance