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The AFRO’S  Beginnings: 1892-1917

    Unsung Heroes: 1892-1917

    Joe Gans (1874-1910) – Boxer Joe Gans was born Joseph Gant in 1874 in Baltimore, Md. He fought from 1891 to 1909 and is known as the first African American World Boxing Champion of...

    Violence Against African Americans: 1892-1917

    Violence against African American and within their communities was never more prevalent than the years after Reconstruction. This is the atmosphere in which the AFRO American Newspaper developed under the tutelage of John H....