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The North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company was founded in 1898 by African-American businessman John Merrick.
During the Jim Crow Era, African-Americans established businesses in banking, insurance, news publishing, beauty and sports. They didn't just make a profit, they created change.
Charles Clinton Spaulding served as president of the North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company. Spaulding used his power to raise funds for HBCUs.
What religious leaders and civil rights activists provided Martin Luther King, Jr. with guidance and inspiration?
Ralph Abernathy was a prominent Baptist minister who worked with Martin Luther King Jr., during the civil rights movement.
How did Frankie Muse Freeman become the first African-American woman to win a civil rights case? How did she help establish the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
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How did T. Thomas Fortune become the most influential black journalist during the Progressive Era? How did Fortune help Booker T. Washington?
What four organizations helped pave the way for the NAACP to be established in 1909?
What was the Afro-American Council? Why was it established? How did it inspire the establishment of the NAACP?
What contributions did Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller make to understanding Alzheimer's disease?
How did Alexander Walters work to launch the NAACP?
What is the National Afro-American League? Why was the NAAL established? How did the NAAL inspire the creation of the Niagara Movement and NAACP?
Who were some of the first African-American men and women to become physicians? in the United States? Who was the first to be recognized as a doctor?
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How did Jesse Owens become the first American to win four gold medals? How did Adolf Hitler feel about Owens' accomplishments?
How did Josephine Baker become a performer? Why did Baker become popular in Paris? How did Baker help with the French Resistance? How did Baker contribute to the Civil Rights Movement?
James McCune Smith was the first African-American to receive a medical degree. He was also an impotant membe in the abolitionist movement.
Rebecca Lee Crumpler was the first African-American woman to achieve? a medical degree. Where did Crumpler work? What did she do after the Civil War?
Why is Jean Michel Basquiat's work so prominent in American History?