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The Narrative of Henry Box Brown

- September 26, 2019 in african-american, anti-slavery movement, henry box brown, slavery, underground railroad

Account of a Virginian slave's daring escape from his plantation in a box and subsequent life as a free man.

W. E. B. Du Bois’ Hand-Drawn Infographics of African-American Life (1900)

- February 7, 2017 in 1900 World's Fair in Paris, african-american, data visualisation, infographics, paris exhibition, race, racism, sociology, The Exhibit of American Negroes, W. E. B. Du Bois

Stunning hand-drawn charts created by Du Bois and his students at Atlanta, condensing an enormous amount of data on African-American life into a set of aesthetically daring and easily digestible visualisations.

W. E. B. Du Bois’ Hand-Drawn Infographics of African-American Life (1900)

- February 7, 2017 in 1900 World's Fair in Paris, 19th-century infographics, african-american, charts, civil rights, data visualisation, graphic design, infographics, paris exhibition, race, sociology, The Exhibit of American Negroes, vintage infographics, W. E. B. Du Bois

Visually dazzling set of hand-drawn charts created by Du Bois, condensing an enormous amount of data on African-American life into aesthetically daring and easily digestible visualisations.

Within Our Gates (1920)

- November 17, 2016 in african-american, first african-american film, jim crow, racism

The oldest known surviving film made by an African-American director, portraying the contemporary racial situation in the United States during the early twentieth century.

Within Our Gates (1920)

- November 17, 2016 in african-american, first african-american film, jim crow, racism

The oldest known surviving film made by an African-American director, portraying the contemporary racial situation in the United States during the early twentieth century.

Within Our Gates (1920)

- November 17, 2016 in african-american, first african-american film, jim crow, racism

The oldest known surviving film made by an African-American director, portraying the contemporary racial situation in the United States during the early twentieth century.

Within Our Gates (1920)

- November 17, 2016 in african-american, first african-american film, jim crow, racism

The oldest known surviving film made by an African-American director, portraying the contemporary racial situation in the United States during the early twentieth century.