Contemporary (1950 CE - Present)
Starting at the turn of the twentieth century, U.S. and insular government offices and textile and garment businesses incorporated women of the New South and Puerto Rico into manufacturing in distinct yet interrelated ways.
In a way, all historical thinking and all historical writing deal with travel accounts.
Based on a poem by Abel Meeropol published in January 1937, “Strange Fruit” was a song protesting the lynching of African America
Despite its name, Kasai velvet, or velours du kasai, is not actually a velvet.
Traditionally, historical writing focused on elites and often rendered women invisible unless they were queens or empresses.
The title of this Chinese propaganda poster is “Resolutely support the just struggle of the American Blacks!” (Jianjue zhichi Meiguo heirende zhengyi douzheng!).
This Chinese propaganda poster, dated August 1964, was designed by Chinese painters Wang Datong and Du Yongqiao and published by the People’s Fine Arts Publishing House in Beijing.
American civil rights leader Robert Williams delivered this speech on August 8th,1966 at a demonstration in Beijing commemorating the third anniversary of Mao Tse-tung’s “Statement
Chinese Communist Party Chairman Mao Tse-tung delivered this speech on August 9th, 1963 prior to the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. In it, he expresses support for Black Americans’ struggles against racial discrimination and calls upon peoples of the world to unite against U.S.
The decades after World War II witnessed rapid decolonization of European empires and a dramatic increase in independence movements for colonized peoples.