written by Dr. Trichita M. Chestnut, Management and Program Analyst, in the Office of the Chief Operating Officer at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland “…there is no East, no West, no North, no South, but one great fellowship of love throughout the whole, wide world:” ~Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Sermon at the Marienkirche, […]
Posted by Ligon on October 7, 2014, under Civil Rights, RG 306 Records of the US Information Agency, RG 84 Foreign Service Posts of the Department of State.
written by Dr. Tina L. Ligon, Archivist at the National Archives at College Park, Maryland For many years, employees at the National Archives have participated in the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) annual conferences. They’ve shared information on records relating to the black experience that can be found […]
Posted by Ligon on September 23, 2014, under Civil Rights, Personal Experience.
Today’s blog was written by Kevin L. Bradley, Archives Technician in the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Division at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland The economic hardship of the Great Depression affected everybody, but it was especially harsh for African Americans who were already suffering from unfair employment, housing, and educational practices. […]
Today’s Blog Post was written by Patrice Brown, Archivist (Special Assistant) in the Evaluation and Special Projects Division, National Declassification Center at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland August 15, 2014, marked the 100th Anniversary of the completion of the Panama Canal. So, it would seem like an appropriate time to continue my dialogue […]
Today’s blog was written by Damon Turner, summer intern at the National Archives at College Park, Maryland and doctoral student at Morgan State University Freedom Summer or the Mississippi Summer Project was a time of great intrigue and courage. Black and White Americans who witnessed the horrors of Jim Crow, attempted to change America […]
Posted by Ligon on August 12, 2014, under Civil Rights, Civil Rights Act of 1964, RG 21 Records of the District Courts of the United States, RG 60 General Records of the Department of Justice, RG 65 Records of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
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