Time Period 5 – The Road To Greater Equality (1901-1976)

The resilience of the African- American race is highly commendable. Against all odds, they consistently fought for the implementation of their Civil rights in law and in action, and succeeded.

  • In this time period, you will find out how extreme racism played out in the United States against the Americans of African descent. It was a period where they contended, not against slavery, but rather against hatred by the whites. This hatred for the race by the whites was reflected in every aspect of their lives. From language, when whites referred to them as ‘colored,’ to employment, where they were the last to be employed, but the first to be laid off — from educational opportunities to the violent attacks they had on different occasions.
  • However, not only will this time period tell you about the ordeal of the Americans of African descent, but it will also explain their fight against it. Like the biblical history of the Israelites, the more they suffered, the stronger they became. They excelled in sports, arts, literature, music and the little opportunities they could lay their hands on, which in some instances, allowed them to gain international recognition. What was their defense strategy?
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