True freedom is letting each individual free from any kind of negativity that may surround them in any way. Freedom is a hard concept to understand. It is hard to say whether it really exists. Every action that one does is followed by a consequence that one must deal with. True freedom does not exist, unfortunately.
The history of African Americans in the United States simply cant be told without discussing racism as a structure that may white people built through law, social segregation, economic practices, intimidation, and accepting the privileges of "the way things were done.
The authors details the journey of African American from origin in the civilization of Africa, through slavery in the Western Hemisphere, to the successful struggle for freedom in the West Indies, Latin America, and the U.S. This is the dramatic, exciting, authoritative story of the experiences of African Americans from the time they left Africa to their continued struggle for equality at the end of the twentieth century.
"From Slavery to Freedom" has stood as the definitive history of African American. Co-Authors John Hope Franklin and Alfred A. Moss, Jr. give us a vividly detailed account of the journey of African American, from their origins in the civilization of Africa, through their years of slavery in the New World, to the successful struggle for freedom and its aftermath in the West Indies, Latin America, and the United States.
This book describes the rise of slavery, distinct cultures and way of life among slaves and free blacks. The authors examine the role of blacks in nation's wars, the community by the end of the eighteen century, and growing resistance to slavery among on expanding segment of the black population. This books deals with the period after slavery in detail, including the arduous...