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Old Magazine Articles - African-American History Old Magazine Articles http://www.oldmagazinearticles.com/news 2016-02-14T09:56:01+01:00 text/html http://www.oldmagazinearticles.com OldMagazineArticles.com The Hampton Institute as it Stood in 1921 (The Independent, 1921) http://www.oldmagazinearticles.com/rsslink.php?article=1448 Attached is a 1921 account of the <b>Hampton Institute</b>; it's past, present and future is entirely outlined in this magazine article that was written by a celebrated journalist of the time, Mr. Talcott Williams (1849 - 1928). <P> <a href="http://www.oldmagazinearticles.com/articles.php?cid=86">Click here</a> for the Ku Klux Klan Archive.<p>Category: African-American History text/html http://www.oldmagazinearticles.com OldMagazineArticles.com FDR, African-Americans, and the 1944 Election (Yank Magazine, 1944) http://www.oldmagazinearticles.com/rsslink.php?article=3641 This article is a segment from a longer piece regarding the 1944 presidential election and the widespread disillusionment held by many Black voters regarding the failings of <b>FDR and his administration</b>: <P> "...the Negro vote, about two million strong, is shifting back into the Republican column." <P> The report is largely based upon the observations of one HARPER'S MAGAZINE correspondent named Earl Brown. <p>Category: African-American History text/html http://www.oldmagazinearticles.com OldMagazineArticles.com The Ice was Thawing... (Pathfinder Magazine, 1949) http://www.oldmagazinearticles.com/rsslink.php?article=4191 Starting in the 1940s, small articles like the one here began appearing in magazines and newspapers across the nation - snippets indicating that the American people (ie. whites) were slowly catching on to the system of racial injustice they had inherited - and wondering aloud as to the tyranny of it all: <P> "To 13 co-eds at Uppsala College, East Orange, N.J., democracy is something more than a worn text-book theory. It is a living, though thorny, reality. Shortly before school's end, they formed one of the nation's first interracial, interfaith college social sororities." <P> Another article about segregation's end can be read <a href="http://www.oldmagazinearticles.com/article.php?Article_Summary=4248">here</a>. <P> <p>Category: African-American History text/html http://www.oldmagazinearticles.com OldMagazineArticles.com ''Fear of the Police'' (Pageant Magazine, 1964) http://www.oldmagazinearticles.com/rsslink.php?article=4410 As 1964 came to a close this venom-packed column was read by many in the white American middle-class and it must have seemed very clear to many among them that matters between the races would not be righted for decades to come. Written by the Harlem-born writer James Baldwin (1924 1987) on the occasion of the 1964 Harlem Race Riot, Baldwin did not simply denigrate the NYC Police Department but the culture, government and sacred documents of the entire nation.<p>Category: African-American History text/html http://www.oldmagazinearticles.com OldMagazineArticles.com The Lynching Evil as Understood by Robert Moton (Review of Reviews, 1919) http://www.oldmagazinearticles.com/rsslink.php?article=1838 A digest concerning the thoughts of Tuskegee Institutes's Robert R. Moton (1867 - 1940) and his reflections on the <b> 1919 lynchings</b>. Principal Moton pointed out that lynching served as the primary cause for the northerly migration of the African-Americans and was creating a labor shortage that would in no way benefit the economies of the Southern states. He stated that more and more Whites were recognizing the injustice of the crime and taking measures to actively oppose it. Seven influential Southern newspapers were named that had recently condemned lynching.<p>Category: African-American History - Lynchings text/html http://www.oldmagazinearticles.com OldMagazineArticles.com The Fight Against Lynching (Current Opinion, 1919) http://www.oldmagazinearticles.com/rsslink.php?article=3322 "Figures were presented at the National Lynching Conference showing that in the last thirty years 3,224 persons have been killed by lynching, 2,834 of them in Southern states which once were slave-holding." <p>Category: African-American History - Lynchings