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Articles with keyword "African Americans"

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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.

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Fifth National Black Writers Conference

NEH supports a conference on black literature in American life.

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Eleanor Roosevelt

A documentary places the emphasis on Eleanor without Franklin.

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Uproar in the Classroom

A new film explores how the written word carries explosive consequences.

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Trying to Tame Huck Finn

NEH Chairman William R. Ferris talks with Boston teacher Nancy Methelis about confronting controversy in a classic novel.

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The Soul of a Free Man

The life story of Toussaint-Louverture, Haiti's liberator, is told with other slave narratives on a new website.

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Dvořák in America

A century after the composer's death, students discover how he changed classical music in this country.

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Tin Lizzies to T-Birds

Technology encounters the humanities in a website examining the automobile industry.