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A history of black achievement in America: Program three: The Fight for Freedom. Program four: Blacks Enter the Gilded Age

Published by : Ambrose DVD Physical details: 1 V. ( 2 programs, 27 mins. each). color and B&W. Year: 2005
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DVD 973.04 His v.2 (Browse shelf) Not for loan 014487

This original, eight-part series documents Black Achievement in American history, its defining role in the growth of the country, and its influence on current events. Presented by James Avery, the series highlights the many contributions of Black Americans that have influenced our culture, enriched our society with their achievements, and shaped the history of the United States.

Vol. 2 contains program three & four.

PROGRAM THREE: The Fight for Freedom. 1851 - Sojourner Truth Delivers Famous Ain't I a Woman?Speech 1854 - First Black University Founded: Lincoln University 1855 - Frederick Douglass Publishes My Bondage and My Freedom 1857 - Dred Scott Decision Helps Trigger the Civil War 1863 - Lincoln Signs Emancipation Proclamation 1863 - Black Regiment Storms Fort Wagner in the Civil War 1865 - 1869 - 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments Establish Civil Rights for All

PROGRAM FOUR: Blacks Enter the Gilded Age. 1875 - Robert Smalls, Former Slave, Elected to House 1878 - The Black Cowboy and George McJunkin 1881 - Booker T. Washington Opens Tuskegee Institute 1884 - T. Thomas Fortune Prophesises the Long and Bitter Struggle for Equality 1887 - Granville T. Woods, Called the "Black Edison", Patents the Induction Telegraph System 1893 - Ida B. Wells-Barnett Crusades Against Black Lynching in America 1896 - Plessy v. Ferguson Case Upholds Segregation