Category: Historical

Iforcolor takes a look back into history.

General Colin Luther Powell – A Political General by Cory David Fore

Colin Powell A Political General By Cory David Fore Edited by Dale Shields ““Have a vision. Be demanding.” – Colin Luther Powell The story of Colin Luther Powell is the epitome of the American Dream. Colin Powell was born to Jamaican immigrant parents in New York’s Harlem borough at a time when African-Americans were given very …

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Benjamin Banneker-Abolitionist, Inventor, and Intellectual by Elizabeth Cohan-Lawson

Benjamin Banneker   Abolitionist, Inventor, and Intellectual by Elizabeth Cohan-Lawson  Edited and revised by Dale Shields “My whole life has been a mathematical proof of what a black man can do.” – Benjamin Banneker   In Stevie Wonder’s 1976 track, Black Man, the lyrics profess: “First clock to be made/ In America was created by a …

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Slavery Portal

SLAVERY >>>>>>>>                                Slavery is a system under which people are treated as property to be bought and sold, and are forced to work.[1]      Slaves can be held against their will from the time of their capture, purchase or birth, …

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Media Depictions of the Mammy Archetype‏ by Sean Smith

Media Depictions of the Mammy Archetype By Sean Smith Edited information, additional photo and film/television research by Dale Shields‏ The Mammy archetype is one of the most notable Black stereotypes and caricatures which exist in (Black) American culture.   The Mammy, generally characterized as masculine, overweight, sexually unattractive, large-breasted, non-threatening, and protective of their white families, …

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