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Articles with keyword "African Americans"

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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.

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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.

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Partners of the Heart

An unconventional partnership leads to an advance in cardiac surgery.

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Stories Behind the Documents

Michael Gillette is preserving the past in Texas.

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Forty Acres and a Mule

A new documentary examines America's struggle to establish racial equality after the Civil War.