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July 02, 2020
Analysis of former slaves’ narratives: freedom was a family affair
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April 20, 2020
When she is not outside with her four younger brothers, practicing martial arts or traveling, Miranda Jessop is doing one of her other favorite things: discovering peoples’ stories.
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November 28, 2016
BYU's Rebecca de Schweinitz has studied children and youth in the Civil Rights Movement for years. Her recent work with American Girl aims to empower young people and gives parents some important, timely talking points.

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April 28, 2014
Long before Texas Western defeated Kentucky for the 1966 national championship – depicted in the film “Glory Road” – there were the Sidney Lanier High School Voks, a team that found little glory as they made history.

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February 05, 2008
While the fight against segregation on public buses remains a civil rights symbol, a BYU historian shows how the struggles of black families vacationing by car contributed to the push for equal access to public accommodations.

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