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The Making of African American Identity: Volume II, 1865-1917
Topic: FreedomTopic: IdentityTopic: InstitutionsTopic: PoliticsTopic: Forward
Topic: Forward
Toolbox Overview: The Making of African American Identity: Volume II, 1865-1917
Resource Menu: Forward
Text 1. 1913: Fifty Years
Text 2. Two Views
Text 3. The NAACP
Text 4. Protest
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Text 5. Popular Culture
Text 6. World War I
Text 7. 1917: Forward


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4.  Protest
- NAACP, "Fighting a Vicious Film," pamphlet, 1915, excerpts
- D. W. Griffith, Birth of a Nation, film, 1915, videoclips
- NAACP, flyer for the Silent Protest parade, 1917
- Monroe Trotter, On his meeting with President Wilson, The Crisis, January 1915

      Silent Protest parade, 1917
Silent Protest parade, 1917
Links
"Fighting a Vicious Film": PDF file*
nationalhumanitiescenter.org/pds/maai2/forward/text4/viciousfilm.pdf

Birth of a Nation videoclips:
silent-movies.com/DWGriffith/Birth/R.html

Sillent Protest parade: PDF file*
nationalhumanitiescenter.org/pds/maai2/forward/text4/silentprotest.pdf

Trotter:
www.historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5719


Online
Sources


"Fighting a Vicious Film" and Silent Protest parade: National Humanities Center

Birth of a Nation videoclips: Dept. of Film, Theater, and Communication Arts, University of New Orleans

Trotter: History Matters, from George Mason University and the Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY)


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