The History of the Black Man
- 1. Introduction: Father Boniface Hardin, narrator, introduces the slides prepared by Martin Center. (01:06)
- 2. Fr. Hardin dispels myths regarding Africa and gives the history of the continent. He describes early humans and civilizations of Africa. (05:16)
- 3. Fr. Hardin discusses the daily activities of African peoples and how those activities have been misrepresented by Europeans. (03:59)
- 4. Fr. Hardin discusses the beginnings of African slavery. He describes the capturing and transporting of slaves. (06:32)
- 5. Fr. Hardin describes the living conditions of slaves in America. He talks about the slaveholding of America’s founding fathers. (05:19)
- 6. Fr. Hardin describes Black’s roles in the Revolutionary War. He also describes the abolitionist movement. (04:28)
- 7. Fr. Hardin describes the employment of Black Americans and their role in the opening of the West. (03:20)
- 8. Fr. Hardin discusses lynchings following WWI. He also describes the Harlem Renaissance. (02:59)
- 9. Fr. Hardin talks about desegregation, Rosa Parks, and demonstrations initiated by King. (08:56)
- 10. Fr. Hardin discusses the freedom of the Black man. (01:25)
- 11. Conclusion: Fr. Hardin concludes the session. (23:52)
- Main contributor
Hardin, Father Boniface
Father Boniface Hardin narrates slides about the history of the Black man beginning with the rise of early humans in Africa. He dispels myths regarding African peoples before describing the slave trade to America. He describes the life of a slave in America and the role that Blacks played in the Revolutionary War. Fr. Hardin describes their involvement in the development of the country, their employment, and their struggles for equality in recent years.
- Physical Description
1 audiotape (analog) (1:07:12) : 7 in.
Radio series: Black Heritage
- Other Identifiers
Other: OR 250; Collection Identifier: SC 165; MDPI Barcode: 40000001808627
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