#30 African American man is first to “Compromise” in the South

  This is part two of the blogs about the Great Compromises in September 1850 and 1895 that impacted African Americans. “To those of my race who depend on bettering their condition in a foreign land, or who underestimate the importance of cultivating friendly relations with the Southern white man, I would say: “Cast downContinue reading “#30 African American man is first to “Compromise” in the South”

#29 The Great September U.S. Compromises (Part One)

On September 18 and 20, 1850, history recorded two distinct “compromises” that impacted African American lives. Part One, we will look at what life became in the area now known as Washington, D.C., once Congress came together and compromised on legislation. The ‘give and take” of 1850 The 20th of September marked the signing ofContinue reading “#29 The Great September U.S. Compromises (Part One)”