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Cobblestone4 min lettiPolitics
Tireless Champion
African American activist and writer Frances Ellen Watkins Harper used the spoken and written word to champion racial equality. And she was active at a time when women and African Americans were not equal citizens in the United States. Born in 1825,
Cobblestone4 min lettiCrime & Violence
Reconstruction Ends
Across the South, many white people refused to accept the legitimacy of the Republican party and Black voter participation in the 1870s. In numerous states, white Democrats went on the offensive against their Black and white Republican opponents. The
Cobblestone2 min lettiAmerican Government
Power of Politics
This month’s mystery hero was born into slavery in Virginia in 1841. But he had a slightly different experience than many other enslaved children. Our hero’s father was the white owner of the plantation. That fact gave our hero certain privileges. He