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Articles with keyword "African Americans"

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.

African-American jockey Jimmy Winkfield astride Alan-A-Dale.


The Racing Life

Kentucky jockey Jimmy Winkfield fled to Russia to escape Jim Crow.

Book cover, The Interpreter


Found in Translation

About soldiers-turned-defendants, a novelist-turned-interpreter, and French-turned-English.

pantomime in Tayor’s home studio


Taylor-Made History

Memphis preacher's message could be found in his photographs.

"Effects of Fugitive-Slave Law"


When the Slave-Catcher Came to Town

Oberlin, Ohio, was an abolitionist stronghold, but not impermeable.