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  • August 18, 2021

Images from the documentary film shoot.

  • August 17, 2021

Many major Negro League teams called the Midwest home, including the Detroit Stars, the Indianapolis ABCs, the Kansas City Monarchs, the Bismarck Churchills.

  • August 16, 2021

Toni Stone made history as one of the first African American women to play in professional baseball when she joined the Indianapolis Clowns in 1953. After years of her name being largely unknown, her story is being celebrated.

  • August 15, 2021

Articles from the Wisconsin Historical Society and the Star Tribune.

  • August 14, 2021

The story of Pleasant Ridge, Wisconsin, homesteaded by African Americans in the 1850s. It became a thriving multiracial farming community, with integrated schools 80 years before Brown v. Board.

  • August 13, 2021

Follow the journeys of early pioneering African American residents in Ohio through these interactive maps created by archivist Amy Brickey.