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Up From Slavery: A Documentary History of Negro Education

Compiled By Rudolph Lewis

 

 

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Chancellor William Harper of South Carolina Comments on the Education of Slaves, 1852

 

Odium has been cast upon our legislation, on account of its forbidding the elements of education to be communicated to slaves. But, … Read the rest

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Education History of the Negro 13 Articles

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The truth is, there is a vast inert mass of stupidity and ignorance, too dense for individual

effort to enlighten or remove, in all communities cursed with the institution of slavery.

Disguise the unwelcome truth as we may, slavery is the parent of ignorance

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Education History of the Negro 14 Articles

Education History of the Negro 14

   

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Up From Slavery: A Documentary History of Negro Education

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A Religious Journal Exhorts Slaveowners

on the Instruction and Treatment of their Slaves, 1859

 

The religious instruction of our servants is a matter of such importance, and uniformly excites so much interest among Christians at … Read the rest

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The end of the slave jails in Baltimore was on July 24, 1863

Colonel Birney . . . proceeded to Slatter’s jail . . . enlisted the male Negroes

in the army and liberated the female slaves.

 

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Baltimore’s Old Slave Markets

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Although slavery was legal in Baltimore and in the state of Maryland, free blacks developed

churches and other organizations to assist their persecuted brothers and sisters. There were more

 free persons of color than slaves in Baltimore, more than any other Southern city.

 

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In 1983 Walker became the first African-American woman to win

the Pulitzer Prize for  Fiction, which honored her novel The Color Purple.

The book depicts oppressive early … Read the rest

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Igbo nation: history, challenges of rebirth and development: Volume Two Africa

Igbo nation: history, challenges of rebirth and development: Volume Two

Igbo Nation: History, Challenges of Rebirth and Development is a chronicle of the Igbo past, the challenges Ndi Igbo have faced across the centuries, how Igbos have survived discrimination, pogrom, genocide and how now they stand on the threshold of a new renaissance that will make their numbers and business, intellectual and scientific acumen manifest the world over. They probably … Read the rest

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Igbo nation: history, challenges of rebirth and development: Volume One Africa

Igbo nation: history, challenges of rebirth and development: Volume One

Igbo Nation: History, Challenges of Rebirth and Development is a chronicle of the Igbo past, the challenges Ndi Igbo have faced across the centuries, how Igbos have survived discrimination, pogrom, genocide and how now they stand on the threshold of a new renaissance that will make their numbers and business, intellectual and scientific acumen manifest the world over. They probably … Read the rest

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Mockingbirds at Jerusalem: A Poetic Memoir Articles

Mockingbirds at Jerusalem: A Poetic Memoir

MockingbirdMockingbirds at Jerusalem: A Poetic Memoir By Rudolph Lewis Introduction
This poetic memoir recalls the place of my childhood, which was informed by a life of integrity and dignity, character qualities of maternal grandparents who taught me a respect for words, stories that shored up life diminished by ideas of separation and inferiority. It was a rural hamlet, named Jerusalem, … Read the rest

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Black Studies and Digital Humanities

A Growing List of Online Resources

Compiled by Kenton Rambsy & Goyland Williams

I am interested in online mediums, blogs in particular, can be used as a space to think through ideas when preparing larger publications, getting immediate feedback, and simply giving larger audiences access to new ideas and information.  In … Read the rest

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