Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation 1876-1968 captures major aspects of that struggle and illustrates how African Americans not only survived the challenges set before them but crafted an important role for themselves in the nation.
The Little Rock Nine was the name given to nine students who bravely integrated Little Rock’s Central High School in 1957. Watch a moderated panel discussion with members of the group as they share the circumstances and decisions that led them to...Read More
In his 1900 autobiography, Up From Slavery, Booker T. Washington wrote: "I had no schooling whatever while I was a slave, though I remember on several occasions I went as far as the schoolhouse door with one of my young mistresses to carry her...Read More