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Articles with keyword "African Americans"

Daniel Sayers

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Anthropologist Daniel Sayers on Maroons Who Found Freedom in the Great Dismal Swamp

Non-Indiana Jones-style archaeology takes a bow in southern Virginia.

August Wilson in 2004

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August Wilson’s Blues Poetry

The playwright gave expression to a century of black voices.

The bridge where Ed Johnson met his tragic fate.

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Chattanooga versus the Supreme Court

The 1906 criminal case against Ed Johnson in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Highwaymen art

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Selling art on the side of the road

The art of Florida's Highwaymen finds a new audience

Nighttime "stroll" painting by Archibald Motley, "Black Belt"

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Block Party

Archibald Motley painted African Americans having a good time

Detail of La Mulata, a painting attributed to Velázquez.

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Hannah, Andrew Jackson's Slave

A favorite of Old Hickory, she made him seem kinder than he was. Why?

scene from Bee-luther-hatchee

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Right to Write

A play in Pennsylvania asks, "what is authentic?"

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Only Yesterday

Show served as time capsule of pioneering days of black journalists

Host and writer Henry Louis Gates Jr.

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Africans in America

The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross tells the story of a people whose sense of identity is distinctly apart and distinctly American.

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I'll Make Me a World

From ragtime to Spike Lee, a film captures the kaleidoscope of cultural contributions made by African Americans in this century.