Comparing and Contrasting the Ideolodies of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B Du Bois

Immediately following the Civil War, African Americans were faced with great discrimination and suffering. The newly free slaves were faced with the problem of making their stance in society that once looked at them as nothing more than property. During this period, two men became leaders of two different ideas. Booker T. Washington of Virginia … Read more

Was the American Revolution Important?

How did the war between Britain and America benefit others? The American Revolution took place between 1765 up until 1783. The war was fought over America’s independence from Britain, which they won. Many people died during the war between America and Britain. There were many loses for both sides, but the war also had its … Read more

Eartha Mary Magdalene White

Eartha Mary Magdalene White, a well-known African American and a resident of Jacksonville, Florida, was widely known for her humanitarian and philanthropic endeavors. White was born in Jacksonville, Florida, on November 8, 1876. Her Mother died after childbirth, at a very young age, she was adopted by Lafayette and Clara English White. White began her … Read more

A mother is an important creation

There are many different ways to describe the mysticism that pervades Willow Springs in Gloria Naylor’s Mama Day. Most people would call it magic, but every character would describe it differently. Mama Day would call it seeing. Dr. Buzzard would name it voodoo. Cocoa would say its Mama Day’s touch. George would refer to it … Read more

Henry Ossian Flipper – the first African American to graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point

Henry Ossian Flipper was the first colored cadet in USA military, upon successfully achieving the commission as a lieutenant. He got military education at United State Military academy at West point. That time was when only white people were in the command in military companies and black were at lower military grades. Henry O Flipper … Read more

The importance of “Black History month”

The relevance of Black History in present day is one which is of greater importance and awareness. The Black History month is one which is annually celebrated with the remembrance of the struggles and achievements gained by the African Americans within history. Van De Mieroop (2016) states that ‘In the twenty-first century, however it is … Read more