This film, featuring a number of scholars and artists, explores African-American identity.
Learn how Bacon’s Rebellion became a turning point for the way the laws of colonial Virginia distinguished people of different races.
Frederick Douglass demands voting rights and civil equality for black Americans in an 1865 speech.
The Mississippi Black Codes attempt to codify expectations of freedpeople around topics such as intermarriage and labor laws.
The following seven tables provide information about the numbers of African American officeholders in the South during Reconstruction and the backgrounds of those officeholders.