Histolitics

HBCU Politics™ Histolitics: Declaration of the Rights of the Negro Peoples of the World

The Principles of the Universal Negro Improvement Association Preamble Be It Resolved, That the Negro people of the world, through their chosen representatives in convention assembled in Liberty Hall, in the City of New York and United States of America, from August 1 to August 31, in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine … Continue reading

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HBCU Politics™ Histolitics: Kwame Nkrumah’s 1961 I Speak Of Freedom

By Kwame Nkrumah (President of Ghana 1951-66) For centuries, Europeans dominated the African continent. The white man arrogated to himself the right to rule and to be obeyedby the non-white; his mission, he claimed, was to “civilise”Africa. Under this cloak, the Europeans robbed the continent ofvast riches and inflicted unimaginable suffering on the Africanpeople. All … Continue reading

Histolitics

HBCU Politics™ Histolitics: Compromise of 1787

The Three-Fifths Compromise is found in Article 1, Section 2, Paragraph 3 of the United States of America Constitution: Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective Numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole Number of free Persons, … Continue reading