ZXW Table White Foldable Computer Desk, Dormitory Student Study Desk (color White, Size 60x40x26cm) Home Folding nvzmcn503-Furniture

Cotton Mattress,Student Dormitory Single 0.9m Bed Mattress Quilt 1.0 m 1 2 m m.2 pad Tatami Floor mat Foldable Cushion mats-Pink 100x200cm(39x79inch)
Wall Mirror, White Angel Heart Decorative Large Modern Wooden Wall Mirror Brisbane's widest variety of music from the '80s to now
Mattress Double Tatami Mattress Thin Mattress Anti-skidding,Thicken,Bedroom, Mattress-E 180 220cm(71x87inch)

Jamaican Semicircle Doormat Abstract Watercolor Map of Jamaica Psychedelic Inspirations Country Brush Effect Halfmoon doormats H 51.1 xD 76.7 Multicolor
Japanese Wave Semicircle Doormat Sea Storm in Japan Traditional Drawing Foamy Great Waves Halfmoon doormats H 51.1 xD 76.7 Earth Yellow Dark bluee White April 26, 1915

The Birth of a Nation Sparks Protest

Region:
Greater Boston
Beach Semicircle Doormat Doodle Style Sketch Pattern Monochrome Illustration Ocean and Boat Pencil Drawing Halfmoon doormats H 51.1 xD 76.7 Black White

On this day in 1915 Boston's African American community protested the showing of the racist film The Birth of a Nation. When 800 black women gathered at a Baptist church, one speaker suggested that "if there are men here who are afraid to die there are women who are not afraid. This [movie] would not be tolerated if it affected any other race or people." In spite of rallies and demonstrations, the film opened on April 17, 1915, at the Tremont Theater. While African Americans protested, thousands of white Bostonians flocked to the film. Quite possibly the most controversial movie ever produced, The Birth of a Nation also has the distinction of being the first film shown in the White House.

Related Moments

Also On This Day

04/26/1933

"Codnapping" at House of Representatives

YONGLIANGgy Bamboo Raft Table Folding Bay Window Table Household Tatami Table Bed Computer Table Balcony Platform Table Low Table (color S)

Trending Moments

Bed Head Cushion Sofa Soft Case Arc Cloth Big Backrest Positioning Supports Reading Comfortable Headrests, QiXian 08/11/1841

Frederick Douglass First Addresses White Audience

Standing Coat Racks Standing Coat Racks Wooden Coat Rack Stand 8 Hooks Clothes Stand Tree Stylish Wooden Hat Coat Rail Stand Rack Clothes Jacket Storage Hallway Furniture (color Natural)
02/27/1946

Malcolm X Imprisoned

Folding Quilted Tatami Floor Mattress Pad, Printed Cartoon Tatami Futon Mattresses Non-Slip Student Dormitory Single Double Bed Mattress - 150x200 cm (59x78 in),C,90x200cm