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How Black Land Became White Sand: The Racial Erosion Of The...

AFRICANGLOBE - In 1910, less than 50 years after Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, African Americans owned over 15 million acres in the former slave-holding states. Much of that Black-owned property was on the coasts, the geographic margins of the nation, which at the time were some of the most undesirable areas for living or leisure.

A Must See: Slavery By Another Name

AFRICANGLOBE - Slavery by Another Name is a 90-minute documentary that challenges one of Americans’ most cherished assumptions: the belief that slavery in this country ended with the Emancipation Proclamation. The film tells how even as chattel slavery came to an end in the South in 1865, thousands of African Americans were pulled back into forced labor with shocking force and brutality.

Jan. 1 Marks the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

AFRICANGLOBE - President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation approached its third year of bloody civil war. The proclamation declared "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and henceforward shall be free."

The South Has Been at Civil War for 150 Years

AFRICANGLOBE - The movie begins in January 1865, exactly 2 years after Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves of the Confederate States “thenceforward...

June 19 is “Independence Day” for Many African-Americans

Few Americans know that June 19, or Juneteenth, is Independence Day for many folks of African descent. Also known as Emancipation Day or Freedom Day,...

The Urgent Need for Black Economic Independence

It’s been 150 years since the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, and 48 years since winning Civil Rights; yet African Americans continue to live...