Tag Archive | #KuKluxKlan
In some counties in the south, blacks outnumbered whites, and whites feared the black vote, should blacks have the right to vote. The Ku Klux Klan used terrorist activities to try to keep blacks from voting. John Wesley Dobbs, was a leader from the Black Masons, he was instrumental in getting blacks to vote and […]
Being a black landowner during Jim Crow was a dangerous thing to be. Whites were very suspicious and envious of blacks who tried to make something of themselves. Ned Cobb was one such person. He was an uneducated black sharecropper who prospered. The American Communist Party, was the only political party that took a stand […]
W.E.B. DuBois moved to New York in 1910 and joined the NAACP to head the magazine that fought against Jim Crow. In 1915, The Klansman was made into a movie, The Birth of a Nation. The Ku Klux Klan was reborn at that time. DuBois said that blacks had made little progress under Booker T. […]
W.E.B. DuBois worked for the early beginnings of the NAACP. He headed a magazine that fought against Jim Crow. in 1915, The Clansman was made into a movie, The Birth of a Nation. The Ku Klux Klan was reborn.
Do you know what the 14th and 15th amendments are? How did the Ku Klux Klan come about?