February 14, 2017- George H. White (1852-1918) #VRABlackHistory

February 14, 2017- George H. White (1852-1918) #VRABlackHistory

Today, February 14, 2017, we honor George H. White, who was a lawyer and the last of the Black Reconstruction Congressmen, departing in 1901.What better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than to honor a man who passionately loved the law, his country, and his race?

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February 11, 2017- The Reconstruction Congress of 1867 #VRABlackHistory

February 11, 2017-  The Reconstruction Congress of 1867 #VRABlackHistory

. Today we honor The Reconstruction Congress of 1867, which passed several measures to promote the Black franchise:

1.      The District of Columbia Suffrage Bill;

2.      The Territorial Suffrage Act; and,

3.      The Reconstruction Acts of 1867.

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