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Articles with keyword "African Americans"

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One Family's Journey: A Conversation with Adele Logan Alexander

Historian Adele Logan Alexander talks with NEH Chairman William R. Ferris about the rise of a resolute African American family and its service to the nation.

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The Long Shadow of Invisible Man

A film on Ralph Ellison and his novel delves into his position as a black man in America.

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Excerpts from the works of Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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Resurrecting the Texts

This year's Jefferson Lecturer, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about building a canon of African American literature.

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An Internet Witch-Hunt

Trials, technology, and a historian's detective work are discussed by Chairman William R. Ferris and Benjamin Ray.

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Jazz--An American Elixir

A jamboree of blues, ragtime, gospel, and country combine into a unique brew.

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Dvořák and America

A new film traces the composer's life in the United States and his championing of black music.

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From Slavery to Scottsboro

The Southern Humanities Media Fund helps chronicle the changing face of the region.

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Big Top in a Small Town

Chautauqua road shows keep history alive across America.