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Articles with keyword "Civil Rights"

Lady Bird Johnson and hostesses aboard the Lady Bird Special

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Lady Bird Special

The first First Lady to hit the campaign trail without her husband

Fannie Lou Hamer at the Democratic National Convention in August 1964.

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Living History in Mississippi

Oral history, an essential ingredient in capturing state's role in civil rights movement.

Rosa Parks, arrested, Montgomery, December 1, 1955

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From Freedom to Equality Around the Nation

“We hold these truths to be self-evident,” wrote Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence.

NAACP parade with marchers carrying a coffin for Jim Crow.

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From Freedom to Equality with NEH

“We hold these truths to be self-evident,” wrote Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence.

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Virtual St. Louis

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

Photo of Chad L. Williams

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Impertinent Questions with Chad L. Williams

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

The cast of <em>Dr. Sweet's Tinderbox</em>

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Reading the Sweet Trial

The Ossian Sweet Story is the jubject of Kevin Boyle's National Book Award-winning Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age.

Robert E. Lee astride Traveller

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How Did Robert E. Lee Become an American Icon?

The man was remembered, but not his cause.

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Editor's Note, May/June 2011

How is it that our culture has studied and written and published large libraries’ worth of new books on the Civil War, and yet reading Drew Gilpin Faust, this year’s Jefferson Lecturer, is like discov

John Mitchell, Jr., editor, Richmond Planet

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Brother from the Richmond Planet

Crusading Journalist John Mitchell Jr. took on the lynchers.