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  • February 3, 2022

Though lynching is depicted as occurring mainly in the Jim Crow South, such horrific acts were not confined to that region. Just as deadly was the racism of the Midwest, codified in Black Laws and demonstrated in discrimination, harassment and lynchings.v

  • October 1, 2021

One of the most interesting parts of researching history is encountering different perspectives. Especially on complicated issues such as longstanding housing discrimination, it is vital to hear many voices, rather than just one.

  • September 18, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic rages on, many American business owners struggle to stay afloat. For African American entrepreneurs, who faced inequality and difficulties dating from long before COVID, the pandemic piled further strain on top preexisting issues.

  • September 15, 2021

Sometimes it can be difficult to track down resources, especially older journal articles or other print resources. Check your local library, genealogy center, or the nearest college or university library.

  • September 12, 2021

eLiberatorFiles.com is a searchable collection of articles from The Liberator, William Lloyd Garrison’s storied abolitionist newspaper.

  • September 10, 2021

BlackMidwest.org's first TikTok, a preview of the project's mini-documentary on Nicodemus, Kansas, the most successful of the African American Great Plains homesteader communities.