Collection of Articles about African American History

black-loyalists

It was during the War of Independence in the colony of America that Britain gained herself these unlikely allies. Black loyalists fought for Britain against the American colonists. Free blacks were joined by thousands of slaves who had been promised freedom and land by Britain if they joined in this

Frederick Douglass

“Let the Press of England Blaze with Antislavery Indignation!” Frederick Douglass in Britain 1845-1847 Rising to the podium with applause ringing in his ears, Frederick Douglass addressed a large crowd of over three thousand in Paisley, 1846. He urged the people of Scotland to denounce American slavery and to reject

Ohio State University, The Department of African American and African Studies Assistant Professor, Comparative African Diaspora Studies Institution Type: College / University Location: Ohio, United States Position: Tenure Track Faculty The Department of African American and African Studies at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor

BLACK HISTORY MONTH To mark Black History Month, The Africa Channel will be broadcasting some specially selected documentaries to inform, commemorate, inspire and raise debate. The UK Premiere of the intriguing five part series follows the life of Nelson Mandela, and uses his biography to tell a much broader story about the