Category: civil rights

Cross Post: Telling the (Hi)story of Jim Crow 0

Cross Post: Telling the (Hi)story of Jim Crow

Last year at the National Council on Public History’s Annual Meeting, I met Priya Chhaya at the Speed Networking event. Priya is an Online Content Coordinator in the Preservation Division at the National Trust...

Freedom Riders pt. 1 0

Freedom Riders pt. 1

For the past few months, I have been coordinating events surrounding the 2011 Student Freedom Ride and their stop in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Needless to say, it has been rather exhausting but so worth...

The Road to Freedom 0

The Road to Freedom

This week is looking to be phenomenal. The Student Freedom Ride started on Friday and is rolling into Charlotte, NC and Rock Hill, SC Monday and Tuesday. I have been working on setting up...

Sidebar for a minute 0

Sidebar for a minute

Every now and then I will do these sidebars where I move away from talking about interpretation and slavery and historic sites, to talk about something still in the history arena (I am after...