A newspaper that encouraged African Americans to come to its city.
City in central Alabama, site of Booker T. Washington's college for African Americans, Tuskegee Institute.
Jack L. Cooper
First African American radio disc jockey.
W. E. B. Du Bois
African American writer who helped start the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1909.
Booker T. Washington
Educator who founded the Tuskegee Institute, a college for African Americans.
George Washington Carver
Agricultural scientist and educator who taught at Tuskegee Institute. He discovered hundreds of new uses for peanuts, sweet potatoes, and other crops.
Journalist who helped to start an African American newspaper and fought against discrimination.
Person who pays rent to use land or buildings that belong to someone else.
To give the right to vote.
Movement of about 5 million African Americans to the northern U.S. between 1915 and the 1940's in search of work and fair treatment.