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Black Women in Politics
Black Women in Politics(10 Photos)
View images of famous female African American politicians and activists.
The vastness and diversity of Texas are evident in nearly all aspects of its physical features, economy, history and cultural life.
Women in Politics
Women in PoliticsVideo Clip (3:11)
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From Sandra Day O'Connor to Shirley Chisholm to Madeleine Albright, these groundbreaking American women paved the way.
Watergate Forces Nixon to Resign
Watergate Forces Nixon to ResignVideo Clip (3:20)
Video Clip (3:20)
In this History Rocks the 70's video, brought to you by the History Channel, learn about special investigator Archibald Cox's quest to investigate the Watergate cover-up. Nixon tries to get Cox fired several times.
Little Rock Nine
Little Rock NineVideo Clip (2:28)
Video Clip (2:28)
Led by civil rights pioneer Daisy Bates, these nine brave Arkansas teenagers broke through racial barriers to become the first black students to attend Little Rock High School.
King Leads the March on Washington
King Leads the March on WashingtonVideo Clip (3:10)
Video Clip (3:10)
On August 28, 1963, a quarter million people gather to support civil rights, and share Dr. King's "dream" of equality.
Separate But Not Equal
Separate But Not EqualVideo Clip (2:21)
Video Clip (2:21)
In 1954, the Supreme Court unanimously strikes down segregation in public schools, sparking the Civil Rights movement.
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Civil Rights Act of 1964Video Clip (2:57)
Video Clip (2:57)
After years of struggle and setbacks, advocates for equality celebrate the passage of sweeping legislation that prohibits racial discrimination.
Speeches & Audio (2)
Barbara Jordan Delivers Keynote Address
Barbara Jordan Delivers Keynote AddressAudio Clip (3:20)
Audio Clip (3:20)
In July 1976, as the first African-American to deliver a keynote address at the Democratic National Convention, Rep. Barbara Charline Jordan speaks about a solution to the problems facing America.
Barbara Jordan's Keynote Address
Barbara Jordan's Keynote AddressAudio Clip (2:12)
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An excerpt from Barbara Jordan's keynote speech at the Democratic National Convection. Jordan was the first African-American woman ever elected to Congress from a southern state.
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Texas congresswoman Barbara Jordan rose to the national stage as a leading presence in Democratic Party politics for two decades.Go
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