is an epicenter in the fight for racial justice. It has been for centuries. It is one of American history’s most amazing, important, yet overlooked stories — until now.
The story of Nicodemus, Kansas, America’s most famous and last-surviving African American frontier farming community.
Producers Christy Clark-Pujara, Erik McDuffie, Ashley Howard on the overlooked history of slavery in the Midwest
41 African American Trans+ were murdered between 1996-2022 in the Midwest
Explore the history of the Midwest through interactive maps
Listen to our latest Podcast featuring The story of John P. Parker
View our interviews with scholars, artists and education experts
View our films including the Ida B. Wells: A Chicago Stories Special
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