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Articles with keyword "Segregation"

Asa Carter


Self-made Man

How a strident segregationist transformed into the beloved author of Little Tree.

Robert E. Lee astride Traveller


How Did Robert E. Lee Become an American Icon?

The man was remembered, but not his cause.

My Way, quilt, 1971 by Nell Hall Williams, 83” x 73”


The Art of Survival

Quilts travel from Gee's Bend.


The War 150 Years Later

As the sesquicentennial nears, a selection of past, present, and future humanities projects.

Students pose at the Rosenwald Pee Dee Colored School, South Carolina.


Schools for the South

South Carolina remembers the era of Rosenwald schools.

Drew Gilpin Faust, President of Harvard University


Personal History

NEH Chairman Jim Leach talks with Drew Gilpin Faust, daughter of the South, president of Harvard, and this year's Jefferson Lecturer.

Image of segregated bus station in Durham, North Carolina, 1940


Freedom Riders

Telling 436 stories in one documentary.