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Articles with keyword "Race relations"

Matthew McConaughey as Newton Knight in Free State of Jones


Free State of Jones the Movie Was Partly Inspired by The Free State of Jones the Book

The Free State of Jones in Mississippi, led by a freethinking farmer, seceded from the Confederacy.

Tom Bradley with crowd


Tom Bradley’s Los Angeles

Los Angeles elected its first black mayor with a multicultural coalition.

Adam Davis

In Focus

Adam Davis of Oregon Humanities

Head of OH plants seeds for discussion, not consensus.

Fox Theatre in Atlanta


Atlanta, School Teachers, and the History of Race Relations Mix in Summer Workshop

Visits to sites relating to city's Jim Crow past have lasting impact

Anna Deavere Smith in 1993


America, Word for Word

Chairman Adams interviews 2015 Jefferson Lecturer Anna Deavere Smith.

scene from Bee-luther-hatchee


Right to Write

A play in Pennsylvania asks, "what is authentic?"

Dave Brubeck


DAVE BRUBECK: Ambassador of Cool

The master of West Coast jazz blends his music with his advocacy for human rights.

Percy Julian in a laboratory


Percy Julian

A scientist makes inroads in chemistry and civil rights.

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