40 Acres "without" the Mule

Freedmen's Bureau

freedmens bureau

 It came down to 12 questions fashioned by the Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton and his general Sherman, to be answered by the newly freed Negroes. Baptist minister Garrison Frazier was the representative of the group. He made clear what the Negroes wanted. "The way we can best take care of ourselves is to have land, and turn it and till it by our own labor … and we can soon maintain ourselves and have something to spare …

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Here you will find the works of one of the most prolific African American artists. Based in Paris, France, this selection includes current masterpieces as well retrospectives from a body of over 30 years as an ethnic artist painting in the United States, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Europe. Your choice of paintings, prints, posters, postcards, puzzles, memorabilia, T-shirts, collectibles, accessories,and more, is only a click away. Read more

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