African Americans In The 1920's

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African Americans in the Jazz Age In the 1920’s, blacks were forming many different groups such as the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (N.A.A.C.P.) to try and influence the public in favor of their cause. Black newspapers such as the Chicago Defender and the Pittsburgh Courier also provided a voice for black people, protesting against the unfairness of segregation and promoting the achievements of the black community. But unfortunately, in a segregated society, white readers were mainly exposed to stories of black criminals. In the eleventh grade I created a group named Keller Kids for Off Campus Lunch (K.K.O.C.L.) and got over two thousand signatures which I presented to the Principal of the school and he approved
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