A History of Black Achievement in America

Season 1 Episode 4

Blacks Enter the Gilded Age

Aired Unknown Feb 09, 2018 on Ambrose Video
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Part 4 of 8. 1875-96: the election of former slave Robert Smalls to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1875; Booker T. Washington opening Tuskegee Institute in 1881; Granville T. Woods and the telegraph system; Plessy v. Ferguson, an 1896 Supreme Court case that upheld segregation.

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