African American History

Main

1st Africans arrive in US

1619

Rise of Slavery in the South

1781 - 1860

Civil War

1861 - 1865

Jim Crow begins, lynchings & race riots

1877 - 1930

Civil Rights Era

1954 - 1965

Obama elected President

2008

N-Word Higlights

"That Nigger's Crazy"

1974

"Straight Outta Compton"

1988