Monthly Archives: January 2013

Ida B. Wells-Barnett Takes Crusade Against Racial Violence to the President

Today’s blog post is by Dr. Trichita M. Chestnut, Deputy Director Indexing/Declassification Review Division at the National Declassification Center (NWD)   Ida B. Wells was among many individuals whose letters bombarded the Department of Justice demanding Federal help to fight … Continue reading

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Bringing Black History into the 21st Century

This post is written by Tina L. Ligon, an Archivist in the Textual Processing Division of the National Archives and Project Lead for the Updated Black History Guide. The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is dedicated to preserving the … Continue reading

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