How has the black race improved physically, morally, and intellectually since slavery?

I'm working on an essay about John C. Calhoun's Speech on the Reception of Abolition Petitions.

Asked By: - 11/21/2010
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In the North before the civil war Frederick Douglas got an education from whitey with their knowledge & help. School back then weren't readily available even for caucasians. After the civil war John D. Rockefeller funded the founding of black schools. In the 1930s National public school mandate to educate all... More
Answered By: Blanco y egro - 11/24/2010
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there's a n--ga in the white house.
Answered By: Subtropical Zone - 11/21/2010
No, not at all. They need to drop the ghetto, Im a victim, hip hop crap and start placing more value in education and hard work.
Answered By: T3chs - 11/21/2010
I think the 20s-50s was the high life of African Americans. They worked hard ran businesses, owned property instead of rented. Come on now? Look around it's not pretty.
Answered By: Pizza Face - 11/21/2010
no, oppression
Answered By: lally - 11/21/2010
The race only improved slightly after slavery. It wasnt until the Civil Rights Movement that African Americans were granted the same rights and oppertunities as everyone else. After being given this the socioeconomic status of many Blacks improved... More
Answered By: Maggie May - 11/21/2010
I don't know about morality (because we are bombarded by the media with only the negative) but they do have far longer life expectancy now and far better mental health, sadly enough though, America as a whole has decreased health-wise. Intellectually speaking they have made giant leaps, such as contributing much of... More
Answered By: Ricardo - 11/21/2010
Intellectually of course, we've got much smarter! We weren't allowed to learn back then! Physically is less likely as blacks were stronger back in the day because of all the work they had to do and the fact that they had less white in them and more pure black from the strong ancestors that were chosen out of Africa... More
Answered By: Equal rights for blacks B. - 11/21/2010
The black race did not need to improve... More
Answered By: DM - 11/21/2010
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