US Civil Rights Era

Encyclopaedia Africana N September 3, 2020 NINA SIMONE

By the 1980s, her selection of songs “ranged from rock and roll to Beatles and Bee Gees tunes,” including her rendition of the song To Love Somebody.

Encyclopaedia Africana H August 2, 2020 HARRY BELAFONTE

His many firsts in the overturning of numerous racial barriers in the world of culture in America are legend.

Listening Tree Narrative (LT) August 2, 2020 I Have A Dream – Dr Martin Luther King Jnr.

I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream.

Encyclopaedia Africana M August 2, 2020 March on Washington, 1963

He didn’t take a knee, he protested peacefully, but they killed him anyway.

B Encyclopaedia Africana July 19, 2020 Birmingham Church Bombing

acts of racial terrorism, to destabilise the descendants of Africans and delegitimise their efforts to obtain equality.

Encyclopaedia Africana J July 13, 2020 JIM CROW

This was intended to make life as difficult and insufferable for the former slaves as possible, for having the audacity to ask for, fight for and achieve, their own freedom.

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