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Articles with keyword "African Americans"


Dazzling Magical Spectacular Madcap Broadway

A new film tracks one hundred years of stars and shows along the Great White Way.


"A Good Teacher and a Willing Student"

Education Secretary Rod Paige talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about improving America's schools.


Virtual St. Louis

A new Web site allows visitors to reconstruct a city's earlier times.


Documenting Pittsburgh’s Past

A photographer captures the jazz musicians and sports stars of the 1930s and beyond.

Percy Julian in a laboratory


Percy Julian

A scientist makes inroads in chemistry and civil rights.

Scene from "The Abolitionists"


The Agitator

William Lloyd Garrison burned the Constitution as he roared against the injustice of slavery.

Robert Smalls


A Voyage to Freedom

Robert Smalls commandeered a Confederate ship to escape from slavery in South Carolina.

Photo of Chad L. Williams


Impertinent Questions with Chad L. Williams

African-American soldiers in WWI: A broadening experience for many.

Five Points intersection painted by George Catlin in 1827


Impertinent Questions with Carla L. Peterson

On Manhattan's nineteenth-century African-American community

A mural from <em>The Negro in America's Wars</em> series, 1944, by Lew Davis


A Century of Art

"Hearing the Century: Voices of Arizona's Arts Past and Present" features Arizona artists and history.