The new Arkansas Civil Rights History Audio Tour was launched in November 2015. Produced by the City of Little Rock and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock allows the many places and stories of the City’s Civil Rights history to come to life an interactive tour. 249 more words
Corrections & Clarifications: A previous version of this story misspelled the name of the Congdon Street Baptist Church in Rhode Island.
From the moment the first African slaves arrived in the United States, through Reconstruction, war, Jim Crow and the civil rights movement, they’ve influenced American culture through the communities in which they lived, died, worked and worshipped. 3,168 more words
The Lorraine Motel
February 3rd, 2016
why was it historic?
The Lorraine Motel was the site where the Civil Rights Movements took it’s biggest defeat. This was the site of the assassination of the… 234 more words
As we celebrate the accomplishments of African Americans during Black History Month, the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage will stage a play about a meeting of the minds between two of the most prominent names in the Civil Rights Movement. 305 more words