1905 Members of the Niagara Movement meet for the first time


Niagara Movement members begin meeting on the Canadian side of the Niagara Falls. This all-African American group of scholars, lawyers and businessmen came together for three days to create what would soon become a powerful post-slavery Black rights organization. Although it only lasted five years, the Niagara Movement was an influential precursor to the mid-20th century civil rights movement.

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Members of the Niagara Movement meet for the first time

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July 10, 2022

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January 21, 2021

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July 8, 2020

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