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

Back-to-Africa Movement
Post-Reconstruction through the Gilded Age, 1875 through 1900

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  1. The New United Republic Says:

    America is the White Man’s country, so said President Abraham Lincoln and he was correct. African Americans must repatriate to our original place of domicile in West Africa, join us

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