Francesca Van der Geld

  • Gender: Female


  • Francesca Van der Geld
    The Tragic, Forgotten History of Black Military Veterans.
    By Peter C. BakerNovember 27, 2016

    A new report by the Equal Justice Initiative documents the susceptibility of black ex-soldiers to extrajudicial murder and assault.

    In the week after the election, the Equal Justice Initiative, of Montgomery, Alabama, released a new report—a fifty-three-page addendum to last year’s “Lynching in America,” ...  more
  • Francesca Van der Geld
    W.E.B. Du Bois For Kids.
    Join Fresberg Cartoon as we celebrate Black History for kids. Watch this feature on W.E.B. Dubois who played a big part in the African American Civil Rights Movement.

    Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE, LIKE, COMMENT AND SHARE!!!!

    Follow us online at:
  • Francesca Van der Geld
    Spread the love

    Dated June 17, 1960, the first letter was sent to the Emperor commending him for his speech warning Africa against becoming dependent on loans from Europe and America.

    “Your Majesty,

    I have read with great interest in the New York Times the report of your speech at the meeting of independent African nations. I write to thank you for the spe...  more
  • Francesca Van der Geld
    William Edward Burghardt Du Bois. Edward Burghardt Du Bois ( February 23, 1868 – August 27, 1963) was an American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, writer and editor. Born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, Du Bois grew up in a relatively tolerant and integrated community, and after completing graduate work at the University of Berlin and Harvard, where he was the first African American to earn a doctora...  more
  • Francesca Van der Geld
    The Souls of Black Folk (Oxford World's Classics) Paperback – 9 Oct 2008
    by W. E. B. Du Bois (Author), Brent Hayes Edwards (Editor)
    4.7 out of 5 stars 62 customer reviews
    See all 263 formats and editions
    Kindle Edition
    Read with Our Free App

    Free with your Audible trial

    2 Used from £11.89
    7 New from £8.99

    13 Used from £2.99
    23 New from £3.87
    Promotion M...  more
  • Francesca Van der Geld
    The Souls of Black Folk is a 1903 work of American literature by W. E. B. Du Bois. It is a seminal work in the history of sociology, and a cornerstone of African-American literature.

    The book contains several essays on race, some of which the magazine Atlantic Monthly had previously published. To develop this work, Du Bois drew from his own experiences as an African American in American society. Outside of its notable relevance in African-American history, The Souls of Black Folk also holds an ...  more
  • Francesca Van der Geld
    The Men Who Gave The Black Salute In The Mexican Olympics. 1968.

    During their medal ceremony in the Olympic Stadium in Mexico City on October 16, 1968, African-American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos each raised a black-gloved fist during the playing of the US national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner". While on the podium, Smith and Carlos, who had won gold and bronze medals respectively in the 200-meter running event of the 1968 Summer Olympics, turned to face the US flag and then kep...  more