The African American Experience in Texas collects for the first time the finest historical research and writing on African Americans in Texas. Covering the time period between 1820 and the late 1970s, the selections highlight the significant role that black Texans played in the development of the state. Topics include politics, slavery, religion, military experience, segregation and discrimination, civil rights, women, education, and recreation. This anthology provides new insights into a previously neglected part of American history and is essential reading for anyone interested in the history of black Texans.As HISTORIANS measure time, only recently did Texas historians begin to focus on the historical experience of African ... of scholarship has accumulated on the different eras and topics of black Texas history circa 1820 through contemporary times. ... uses meaningful research and writing on black Texans to offer insight into a previously neglected part of our history. ... This anthology will be of good use to high school teachers, college professors, and students, supplementing generalanbsp;...
|Title||:||The African American Experience in Texas|
|Author||:||Bruce A. Glasrud, James Smallwood|
|Publisher||:||Texas Tech University Press - 2007|