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Articles with keyword "African Americans"


Big Top in a Small Town

Chautauqua road shows keep history alive across America.


Fifth National Black Writers Conference

NEH supports a conference on black literature in American life.


Eleanor Roosevelt

A documentary places the emphasis on Eleanor without Franklin.


Uproar in the Classroom

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


Trying to Tame Huck Finn

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


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.


Dvořák in America

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


Tin Lizzies to T-Birds

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


Heroes of the Sky

The Wright brothers' twelve-second flight at Kitty Hawk launches the aerial age.

In Focus

Donald Simmons of South Dakota

Donald Simmons celebrates the Great Expedition in South Dakota.