Detroit, Philadelphia, and Houston each had a black population between 500,000 and 1 million.—the symbol of power and revolution—proved more popular.
All these terms are still reflected in the names of dozens of organizations.
These individuals were not slaves but indentured servants—persons bound to an employer for a limited number of years—as were many of the settlers of European descent (whites).
By the 1660s large numbers of Africans were being brought to the English colonies.
Of an estimated 10 million Africans brought to the Americas by the slave trade, about 430,000 came to the territory of what is now the United States.
The overwhelming majority were taken from the area of western Africa stretching from present-day Senegal to Angola, where political and social organization as well as art, music, and dance were highly advanced.Although today there is less resentment of black Americans and more opportunities for them, they still fight for social justice.We may see some changes, and some black Americans may be happy with what they have, some are still fighting to They have created a better life that may still have some challenges but also has new opportunities for the “new” black Americans of today.They have even been denied of their basic freedom, something everyone deserves.A large percentage of black Americans lived in poverty and were enslaved in the past.The leaders that have created this pathway are Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Thurgood Marshall, and The Little Rock Nine and many more.All of them have one thing in common they fought for the civil rights of African Americans, so they could have a better life today.The most celebrated black explorer of the Americas was Estéban, who traveled through the Southwest in the 1530s.The uninterrupted history of blacks in the United States began in 1619, when 20 Africans were landed in the English colony of Virginia.She had enough of such humiliation and injustice that she refused to give up her seat so she was thrown in jail, and the Montgomery bus boycott began.Our editors will review what you’ve submitted and determine whether to revise the article.