Tuskegee Airmen

Between 1941-1946 nearly 1,000 pilots trained at Tuskegee Institute (founded in 1881 by Booker T. Washington). These pilots are known as Tuskegee Airmen. They formed the 99th Fighter Squadron and went overseas in 1942. Later the 99th joined three other all-black squadrons in the 332nd Fighter Group. Especially noteworthy, these pilots flew over 1,400 combat [...]

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Black History Issue 1998

Black History Month: Honoring Godly Heroes America's Godly heritage has been under assault in recent years. Secularist spokesmen claim that America was created as a secular nation by secular individuals who intended that it always remain secular. These individuals understand that by destroying the knowledge of America's religious heritage, it is easier to persuade subsequent [...]

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Black History Issue 2002

Black History Month February is Black History Month, and this year we will focus on the first significant civil rights gains of blacks in America. The history of how these civil rights became reality will shock many. The Earliest Civil Rights Efforts Of course, from the time that the Dutch sailed the first shipload of [...]

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Black History Issue 2003

A black civil rights leader recently told an assembly at Michigan State University that American democracy was only decades old rather than centuries- that not until the 1965 Voting Rights Act when blacks could vote did democracy truly begin. [1] Such a declaration does not accurately portray the history of black voting in America nor [...]

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Black History Issue 2004

Black Patriots of the American Revolution Americans have lost much of their knowledge of basic historical facts, particularly those relating to the American Revolution. In fact, a recent survey of high-performing college seniors found that more thought that Ulysses S. Grant (a Civil War general in the 1860s) commanded the troops at Yorktown than George [...]

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Black History Issue 2005

African American History Month provides an excellent opportunity for WallBuilders to accomplish its mission of “presenting America’s forgotten history and heroes, with an emphasis on our moral, religious, and constitutional heritage.” In this year’s issue, WallBuilders will highlight three notable (but often forgotten) ministers who were active before and during the national revival known as [...]

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Black History Issue 2006

Casual students of the Civil War often disagree about whether the War was fought over slavery, unjust economic policies, or “states’ rights.” Yet for millions of Americans in the 1860s, their reason for going to war can be found in the words of a famous 1830 speech made by Daniel Webster in the US Senate. [...]

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Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: The Search for Truth

  Founding Father Thomas Jefferson has had a significant impact on America, American government, and American culture. His words have helped shape policies on everything from the relationship between church and state to the scope and limits of the federal government. Yet, notwithstanding this extensive influence, a cloud hangs over Jefferson's reputation--his alleged affair with [...]

By | 2017-07-17T17:57:49+00:00 December 31st, 2016|Categories: Black History, Issues and Articles|0 Comments

The Bible, Slavery, and America’s Founders

America’s Founding Fathers are seen by some people today as unjust and hypocrites, for while they talked of liberty and equality, they at the same time were enslaving hundreds of thousands of Africans. Some allege that the Founders bear most of the blame for the evils of slavery. Consequently, many today have little respect for [...]

By | 2017-07-05T10:21:46+00:00 December 31st, 2016|Categories: Black History, Issues and Articles|0 Comments