Civil Rights & Niagara Movement

Sage of Tawawa Reverdy Cassius Ransom, 1861-1959

Sage of Tawawa Reverdy Cassius Ransom, 1861-1959

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In The Sage of Tawawa, Annetta L. Gomez-Jefferson offers Ransom as a symbol of an era and a larger movement and recalls him to be a man of deep faith and conviction. Educated at Wilberforce University in Ohio (after losing his scholarship from Oberlin College for protesting the segregation of the campus dining halls), Reverdy Cassius Ransom worked with and for the African Methodist Episcopal Church. His duties saw him run for Congress, be elected bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, serve as editor of the A.M.E. Church Review, and serve as church historiographer. In July 1941, Ransom received a letter from President Roosevelt appointing him to the Volunteer Participation Committee in the Office of Civilian Defense.
F.H.M. Murray First Biography of a Forgotten Pioneer for Civil Justice

F.H.M. Murray First Biography of a Forgotten Pioneer for Civil Justice

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Co-founder of the Niagara Movement (the first civil rights movement of the twentieth century) at Harpers Ferry, Freeman Henry Morris Murray was an African American activist for civil rights who risked his life and the lives of others to fight for what he knew would lead to the advancement of his people. He was a successful and knowledgeable man and this biography details his many talents based on years of research and family interviews. Paperback, 288 pages. 
Allies for Freedom & Blacks on John Brown

Allies for Freedom & Blacks on John Brown

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John Brown is an endlessly fascinating historical figure. Here are two classic studies by a pioneer in African American studies, one about the place of John Brown in African American history, the other about the reasons for the unique esteem in which he has been held by successive generations of blacks.This two-in-one edition features a new introduction by William S. McFeely, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Grant: A Biography.
Booker T. Washington The Life and the Legacy DVD

Booker T. Washington The Life and the Legacy DVD

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Through narration and re-enactment this film traces Washington, a prominent African American, and the founding of Tuskegee Institute which was established to educated newly freed people after the Civil War. It recreates vignettes and interviews with contemporaries including W.E.B. Du Bois.Running time: 31 minutes. Bonus films on this DVD include Longing to Learn: Booker T. Washington's Story, Frederick Douglas: An American Life, and The Maggie Lena Walker Story.
Bookmark African American

Bookmark African American

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Bookmark J.R. Clifford

Bookmark J.R. Clifford

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In the Watchfires: The Loudoun County Emancipation Association, 1890-1971

In the Watchfires: The Loudoun County Emancipation Association, 1890-1971

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Niagara Movement Bookmark

Niagara Movement Bookmark

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Niagara Movement Educator's Guide CD-ROM

Niagara Movement Educator's Guide CD-ROM

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Explore the meaning of the Niagara Movement and it's historic meeting at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.
Niagara Unframed Photograph 11x14

Niagara Unframed Photograph 11x14

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Photographed August 20, 2006, on the third day of celebration to honor those who had gathered 100 years before.This photograph was taken to memorialize the centennial of the Niagara Movement in Harpers Ferry, WV. Those that gathered to have their picture taken were duplicating what the original members had done during their 1906 conference. Available unframed size 11” x 14”.