BACK TO AFRICA! 1896! -BLACKS GOING BACK TO BLACK FREEDOM! -BLACK MEN YOU MUST GO BACK TO KEEP FROM BEING JAILED OR KILLED BY THE WHITE BOY’S RACIST SYSTEM!
Departure of the Back-to-Africa Movement ship Laurada bound for Liberia with approximately 300 passengers, half of them from Arkansas; March 1896.
Courtesy of Illustrated American Magazine
Post-Reconstruction through the Gilded Age, 1875 through 1900
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