Historical Evidence of Black Oppression in American History

This list is not in chronological order nor is it anywhere near complete, as I continue to learn I will add to this list. Please leave comments on events you think should be included.

 

The Beginning of Slavery:

https://www.history.com/news/american-slavery-before-jamestown-1619

 

Slavery in the United States:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slavery_in_the_United_States

 

Fugitive Slave act of 1850:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fugitive_Slave_Act_of_1850

 

The Civil War:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War

 

Tulsa Massacre:

https://www.theatlantic.com/sponsored/hbo-2019/the-massacre-of-black-wall-street/3217/

 

Redlining:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Redlining#:~:text=In%20the%20United%20States%2C%20redlining,the%20selective%20raising%20of%20prices.

 

The Green book:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Negro_Motorist_Green_Book

 

Segregation in schools:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brown_v._Board_of_Education

 

Jim Crow Laws:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Crow_laws#:~:text=Jim%20Crow%20laws%20were%20state,blacks%20during%20the%20Reconstruction%20period.

 

Tuskegee Syphilis experiment:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuskegee_syphilis_experiment

 

Attacks against African- American churches:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_attacks_against_African-American_churches

 

Confederate Monuments:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Confederate_monuments_and_memorials

 

Black Suffrage:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_suffrage_in_the_United_States

 

Segregation:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Racial_segregation_in_the_United_States#:~:text=De%20jure%20segregation%20mandated%20the,Fair%20Housing%20Act%20of%201968.

 

Seneca Village:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seneca_Village

 

Wilmington Insurrection/Massacre:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilmington_insurrection_of_1898

 

Rosewood Massacre:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosewood_massacre

 

East St. Louis Riots:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_St._Louis_riots

 

Red Summer:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Summer

 

Selma to Montgomery Marches:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selma_to_Montgomery_marches

 

Elaine Massacre:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elaine_massacre

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