Tag: Tina L. Ligon
Today’s blog was written by Dr. Tina L. Ligon, Archivist at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland The passage of the Civil Rights in 1964 gave African Americans hope for equality in America. The act allowed for the Department of Justice (DOJ) to initiate lawsuits on behalf of individuals who were discriminated against on […]
Posted by Ligon on July 29, 2014, under Civil Rights, Civil Rights Act of 1964, RG 60 General Records of the Department of Justice.
Today’s blog is written by Dr. Tina L. Ligon, Archivist and Damon Turner, doctoral student at Morgan State University and summer intern at the National Archives at College Park, Maryland. At the conclusion of World War II, African Americans began an aggressive campaign to achieve equal rights in America. Organizations such as the National […]
Posted by Ligon on July 1, 2014, under Civil Rights, RG 11 General Records of the United States.
Today’s blog is introduced and compiled by Dr. Tina Ligon, with the assistance of fellow archivists, specialists, and technicians at the National Archives. May 17, 2014 marks the 60th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision regarding education in America. The Oliver L. Brown et. al. v. Board of Education of Topeka (KS) ruling declared […]
Posted by Ligon on May 6, 2014, under Civil Rights, Education, RG 21 Records of the District Courts of the United States, RG 267 Records of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Today’s blog is written by Dr. Tina L. Ligon, Archivist at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland Black women have a long history of work in the United States. They have toiled in hot fields, cared for other people’s children, cleaned homes, worked in factories, taught in poorly funded schools, and held numerous professional […]
Today’s blog post was written by Tina L. Ligon, Archivist at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland. At the National Archives there are several collections affiliated with the federal government that has records relating to the African and African American experience. One such collection is the Harmon Foundation Collection that contains photographs of […]
Posted by Ligon on December 31, 2013, under Harmon Foundation Collection.
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