Tag Archives: Black History

Black History Month – The Slave Code

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The Intellectual Revolution presents… By the 1600s, Africans were being transported to America as slaves, and eventually the African slave trade became a major part of the economy in North America. Slaves did not accept their fate without protest. As … Continue reading

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Black History Month – The Alexandria Library Sit-in

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The Intellectual Revolution presents… Well before the famous Woolworth’s counter sit-in in Greensboro, North Carolina occurred, the first organized sit-in by African-Americans happened 21 years earlier approximately 300 miles away. On March 17, 1939, attorney Samuel Wilbert Tucker and retired … Continue reading

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Black History Month – Ella P. Stewart

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The Intellectual Revolution presents… Ella Nora Phillips Stewart was born on March 6, 1893 in Stringtown, West Virginia. With a love of nature and an exceptional interest in learning, she attended high school at the age of twelve at the … Continue reading

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Black History Month – Andrew Jackson Beard

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The Intellectual Revolution presents… Andrew Jackson Beard was born a slave in Jefferson County, Alabama, and spent the first 15 years of his life as a slave on a small farm. A year after he was emancipated, he married and … Continue reading

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Artistry, Photography, and Poetry – A Black American by Smokey Robinson

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I’ve been meaning to post this poem for a while, but it just came to me while thinking of the next black history month post for the blog. Now this poem isn’t for everyone, but some can easily see why … Continue reading

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Black History Month – Solomon Carter Fuller, M.D.

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We here at theintellution.com decided to give readers some knowledge about influential African-Americans for Black History Month. We will try to keep it brief and informative and hope you all enjoy. The Intellectual Revolution presents… Solomon Carter Fuller, M.D. was the nation’s … Continue reading

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