Tag: Tina L. Ligon
Written by Dr. Tina L. Ligon, Archivist at the National Archives at College Park, Maryland As a part of the Great Society, President Lyndon B. Johnson created the model cities program in 1966. This program provided federal funding to community leaders in urban areas with the intent on developing affordable housing, establishing alternative forms […]
Posted by Ligon on December 30, 2014, under Black Power, RG 207 General Records of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
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 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.
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