Separated: This image shows a neon sign, also in Mobile, Alabama, marking a separate entrance for African Americans encouraged by the Jim Crow laws

Separated: This image shows a neon sign, also in Mobile, Alabama, marking a separate entrance for African Americans encouraged by the Jim Crow laws

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Louisiana Legislaturewas more than 1/2 Black right after the Civil War and Black people were able to vote for the first time.

Louisiana Legislaturewas more than 1/2 Black right after the Civil War and Black people were able to vote for the first time.

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Slavery made the US wealthy, and racist policies since have blocked African American wealth-building. Can we calculate the economic damage?

Slavery made the US wealthy, and racist policies since have blocked African American wealth-building. Can we calculate the economic damage?

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people should read about this man just to know this stuff for themselves and stop waiting for the school system of your hometown to provide you with this information.

people should read about this man just to know this stuff for themselves and stop waiting for the school system of your hometown to provide you with this information.

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Slave Family In Cotton Field near Savannah, Georgia in 1860: A new book has shed new light on the struggles of freed slaves in the U.S. after the end of the Civil War 'The end of slavery led to hunger and death for millions of black Americans': Extraordinary claims in new book

Slave Family In Cotton Field near Savannah, Georgia in 1860: A new book has shed new light on the struggles of freed slaves in the U.S. after the end of the Civil War 'The end of slavery led to hunger and death for millions of black Americans': Extraordinary claims in new book

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Downing Street says David Cameron does not believe compensation is the right approach ahead of his first official visit to Jamaica

Downing Street says David Cameron does not believe compensation is the right approach ahead of his first official visit to Jamaica

Slave ships, large cargo ships specially converted for the purpose of transporting slaves, especially newly purchased African slaves to the Americas.  As many as 20 million Africans were transported by ship. The transportation of slaves from Africa to America was known as the Middle Passage.-Spirits of the Passage

Slave ships, large cargo ships specially converted for the purpose of transporting slaves, especially newly purchased African slaves to the Americas. As many as 20 million Africans were transported by ship. The transportation of slaves from Africa to America was known as the Middle Passage.-Spirits of the Passage

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Legal action: Britain, France and the Netherlands are being sued by 14 Caribbean countries for what could be billions of pounds in reparatio...

Legal action: Britain, France and the Netherlands are being sued by 14 Caribbean countries for what could be billions of pounds in reparatio...

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Blacks kidnapped from their homes in Africa, were dragged in chains and loaded onto slave ships. Tens of millions of enslaved Africans died before reaching America. Conditions were terrible on these slave ships; and yet those who survived the long voyage were sold to plantation owners for lifelong servitude.

Blacks kidnapped from their homes in Africa, were dragged in chains and loaded onto slave ships. Tens of millions of enslaved Africans died before reaching America. Conditions were terrible on these slave ships; and yet those who survived the long voyage were sold to plantation owners for lifelong servitude.

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