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Articles with keyword "African American"

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In the Land of Snow and Fargo, a Legacy of Black Writing Emerges

A new anthology of African-American writing reveals black lives in the Midwest.

Vel Phillips


Vel Phillips Knocked Down Racial and Gender Barriers in Wisconsin

A diminutive African-American woman became a powerhouse for the civil rights struggle in Wisconsin.


Risen from Our Blood and Tears

An upcoming series tells how Africans made their mark on America from slavery to abolition.


Big Top in a Small Town

Chautauqua road shows keep history alive across America.


Fifth National Black Writers Conference

NEH supports a conference on black literature in American life.


Eleanor Roosevelt

A documentary places the emphasis on Eleanor without Franklin.


On the Trail

African American history is interpreted in a tour of some of Virginia's oldest churches and schools that played a vital role in integration.


Free to Dance

A new film documents how African Americans transformed modern dance.


Pioneer for Peace

Architect of the Armistice Agreements in the Middle East, Ralph Bunche was the first African American to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.


"Blind" Boone

Commemorating a musical prodigy.