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Jul 10–Jul 16, 2017
Chernobyl by Day, Kyiv by Night
Sep 08–Sep 14, 2017
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Sep 28–Oct 06, 2017
Day of the Dead in the Yucatán
Oct 28–Nov 03, 2017
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Carousel on the National Mall
Washington's iconic carousel has a nice piece of Civil Rights history.
Added by R Stemple
Brooklyn, New York
Lesbian Herstory Archives
The world's largest collection of materials relating to lesbian history is housed in a Brooklyn townhouse.
Added by AaronNetsky
United Record Pressing
When Motown musicians came to Nashville in the 1960s they stayed at this historic record press, because hotels wouldn't host them.
Added by michelle
San Jose, California
Olympic Black Power Statue
A statue commemorating Tommie Smith and John Carlos' brave protest at the 1968 Olympics, a watershed moment for civil rights.
Added by James Ricci
Frederick Douglass's House, Cedar Hill
The famous abolitionist’s preserved estate is one of Washington's finest monuments to its great African-American citizens.
Added by davidplotz1
martin luther king
Found: A Recording of a Martin Luther King, Jr., Speech from 1964
The archivist at Pacifica Radio rediscovered a recording of MLK giving a speech in London.
January 16, 2017
The world’s largest collection of angel figurines includes 600 black angels donated by Oprah Winfrey.
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The Historic Battle Over This Denver Park That Was a Center of the Chicano Movement
For starters, take a look at its name.
September 22, 2016
Abandoned Town of Cairo, Illinois
A once-booming Mississippi River port town has transformed into an eerie, mostly abandoned ghost town.
Added by Hoben
The Long History of America's Constitutionally-Challenged 'Border Zones'
The extension of Customs and Border Patrol's mandate to a 100-mile zone has alarmed civil liberties' groups for years.
August 01, 2016
The Racist Contradiction at the Heart of the Famous 'Freedom Train'
A new Rosenbach Museum exhibit highlights the irony of riding the traveling museum piece in the era of Jim Crow.
July 03, 2016
Brooklyn, New York
Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims
The Underground Railroad passed right through this historic Brooklyn Heights church.
Added by Luke J Spencer
Stone Mountain, Georgia
A stately granite mountain that bears a Lost Cause-era monument
Added by Dylan
Tallahassee-Leon County Civil Rights Heritage Walk
This sidewalk monument honors over 50 civil rights activists who helped change the face of America
Added by Mom0ja
Why MLK Day is a Big Deal in Hiroshima
January 18, 2016
Fountain City, Indiana
Levi Coffin House
This unassuming home was once “grand central station” for the Underground Railroad
Added by johanpdx
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