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Martin R. Delany and Robert Campbell: Black Americans in Search of an African Colony
  • R. Blackett
  • History
  • The Journal of Negro History
  • 1 January 1977
The years 1859-1860 represent a crucial and significant period of emigrationist activities among black Americans in the decades before the Civil War. With the war came a rising expectation for anExpand
Return to the Motherland: Robert Campbell, A Jamaican in Early Colonial Lagos
AFRICA ALWAYS HAS been important, both as a spiritual and a prospective actual homeland for blacks in plantation America. Yet a great deal is still unknown about the activities of the significantExpand
William G. Allen: The Forgotten Professor
The historyof Afro-Americans is littered with adepressingnumber of important but forgetten individuals, men and women who resisted oppression and fought for a new world free from racial inequalities.Expand
Fugitive Slaves in Britain: The Odyssey of William and Ellen Craft
Early on a December morning in 1848, long before anyone else stirred, two slaves, a man and woman, made their bid for freedom from a plantation, just outside Macon, Georgia. She, almost white, wasExpand