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Resistance

1865-1877

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Reconstruction offered a glimpse of equality for Black Americans. Why did it fail?
During the Reconstruction era, the U.S. abolished slavery and guaranteed Black men the right to vote. But it was marred by tragedy and political infighting—and ended with a disastrous backlash.

Read in National Geographic: https://apple.news/AXasTgpGAQySCwI_e8cWpHg

Opinion | Social justice and impeachment: Thaddeus Stevens was a trailblazer for both
Ornery, witty and devoted to Black equality, Stevens was a real ally

https://apple.news/AVEP_MKhnSGq7bJ1SAIxZqA

The Black Soldiers of the Civil War

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/new-book-pays-homage-african-american-civil-war-soldiers-180976879/