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The AFRO on the National Stage: 1917-1942

The AFRO on the National Stage: 1917-1942

As the second decade of the 20th century progressed, so did John H. Murphy Sr. and George Bragg in leading the AFRO American Ledger into becoming a recognized national entity. They sought to produce an instrument that educated and...

Notable Moments in Black History 1917-1942

1917 The Houston Mutiny and other riot erupts between Black soldiers and White citizens; two Blacks and 11 Whites are killed. Twenty-nine Black soldiers are executed for participation in the riot. Philip Randolph and Chandler Owen found The Messenger, a Black...

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