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World War II had a profound impact on the United States. Although no battles occurred on the American mainland, the war affected all phases of American life. It required...
From the earliest years of European settlement in North America, whites enslaved and oppressed black people. Although the Civil War finally brought about the abolition...
Calvin D. Cosby was born in 1918, in Knoxville, Tennessee, which was my hometown as well. I first knew Calvin Cosby as the...
The most important social protest movement of the twentieth century was the civil rights movement, which...
Glossary Term – Event
In Harlem, A. Philip Randolph and black workers organized the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, the first all-black trade union.
Glossary Term – Organization
The Fair Employment Practices Commission was established by an executive order issued by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in June 1941. The commission was created to put an end to discrimination in war production jobs and the government.
Join Dr. Clayborne Carson, Director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University, for a virtual tour of the 1963 March on Washington.