Unidentified African American soldier in Union uniform with wife and two daughters, c. 1863-1865

1831-1884

From Nat Turner’s Rebellion to the U.S. Civil War and Emancipation.

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Carnegie Hall at Morgan College (now Morgan State University) by Jackson Davis, 1921 November 3

1885-1929

Organizing against Jim Crow segregation and disenfranchisement.

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Manpower: Negro bomber plant workers, 1942. U.S. Office of War Information.

1930-1965

Fighting through the Great Depression, WWWII, and the reaction to Brown v. Board.

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Charles Plaza during the first Afro-American (AFRAM) Exposition, August 7-8, 1976

1966-1976

New militancy in the movement, community development, and white reaction in politics.

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