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This is a photograph of a Baptist church, which likely served as more than simply a place of worship. During this time period, Baptist churches doubled as meeting places for conventions and other gatherings for blacks. It was a place in which the…

This speech given by an African American is indicative of the peaceful approach taken by many blacks to develop a friendly relationship with whites. It is clear that blacks yearned for a cohesive community in which all were respected. This speech is…

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This article exemplifies the political attention that black women had the ability to attract during this time period. In this publication, Ida B. Wells publicizes her view on a former president, bringing awareness to the injustices against blacks. As…

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This article is an example of the political activity of Baptist women during this time period. It shows female Baptists actively looking to ameliorate social issues and create a more stable society. The national attention that the work of these women…

This work by W. E. B. Du Bois is a social study done at the University of Georgia in which he analyzes the progression of the black baptist church in American society. He identifies various struggles as well as victories from blacks as the strove to…

This table delineates the different religious denominations to which blacks belonged during the late 1800s. The author uses it as a means of indicating the strength of the black baptist church in the south as opposed to various other protestant…

This table delineates the different religious denominations to which blacks belonged during the late 1800s. The author uses it as a means of indicating the strength of the black baptist church in the south as opposed to various other protestant…

of the faith of our fathers.docx
In an extensive essay, Du Bois addresses what it is that black persons believe based on the history of their people as well as their current standing in American society. He discusses the importance of their African roots and looks to where African…
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