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This is a list of landmark legislation, court decisions, executive orders, and proclamations in the United States significantly affecting African Americans.

Contents

Congressional Legislation

African-American topics
 
African-American history
Atlantic slave trade · Maafa
Slavery in the United States
African-American military history
Jim Crow laws · Redlining
Civil Rights Movements 1896–1954 and
1955–1968
Afrocentrism · Reparations
African-American culture
African American studies
Neighborhoods · Juneteenth
Kwanzaa · Art · Museums
Dance · Literature · Music · Schools · Historic colleges and universities
Religion
Black church · Black theology
Black liberation theology
Doctrine of Father Divine
Black Hebrew Israelites
American Society of Muslims
Nation of Islam · Rastafari
Political movements
Pan-Africanism · Black Power
Nationalism · Capitalism
Conservatism · Populism
Leftism · Black Panther Party
Garveyism
Civic and economic groups
NAACP · SCLC · CORE · SNCC · NUL
Rights groups · ASALH · UNCF
NBCC · NPHC · The Links · NCNW
Sports
Negro league baseball
CIAA · SIAC · MEAC · SWAC
Ethnic sub-divisions
Black Indians · Gullah · Igbo
Languages
English · Gullah · Creole
African American Vernacular
Diaspora
Liberia · Nova Scotia · France
Sierra Leone
Lists
African Americans
National firsts · State firsts
Landmark legislation
Black diaspora
Index
Category · Portal
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Bills not passed

  • Lodge Fair Elections bill (1890)
  • Dyer antilynching bill (1921)
  • Costigan-Wagner antilynching bill (1934)
  • Wagner-Gavagan antilynching bill (1940)

Bills signed into law

U.S. Constitutional Amendments

Federal court and court decisions

Federal courts

Decisions

Executive Orders and Proclamations

Federal bureaucracy

Important Organizations and Individuals

See also


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