Tag Archive | #NAACP
Charles Hamilton Houston became the NAACP first legal counsel. He said that the discrimination towards blacks, was no accident.
Walter White became the President of the NAACP in 1932. In 1933, Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected. He promised a “New Deal” for everyone. W.E.B. DuBois continued to fight for the opportunities for blacks to be included.
In 1919, there was a lynching of an African American, every 4 days in the South. It was outright terrorism! In 1922, the NAACP started writing in detail about the rampant lynchings that were going on. Fisk University was very instrumental in giving blacks a place to be educated and a platform to fight back […]
July 1919, there were the Chicago riots between whites and blacks, 15 whites and 23 blacks died. Walter White worked for the NAACP, he was a black man who had blue eyes and black hair and passed as a white man while he investigated for the NAACP. There were so many atrocities perpetrated against blacks! […]
W.E.B. DuBois moved to New York in 1910 and joined the NAACP to head the magazine that fought against Jim Crow. In 1915, The Klansman was made into a movie, The Birth of a Nation. The Ku Klux Klan was reborn at that time. DuBois said that blacks had made little progress under Booker T. […]
W.E.B. DuBois worked for the early beginnings of the NAACP. He headed a magazine that fought against Jim Crow. in 1915, The Clansman was made into a movie, The Birth of a Nation. The Ku Klux Klan was reborn.