History Stories
CATEGORY: Jim Crow
Meet Kenny Washington, the First Black NFL Player of the Modern Era
February 2, 2018

He was an athletic phenomenon who broke the NFL's "color barrier." Read More

How the Nazis Were Inspired by Jim Crow
August 16, 2017

To craft legal discrimination, the Third Reich studied the United States. Read More

How Civil Rights Wade-Ins Desegregated Southern Beaches
July 21, 2017

In the 1950s, the beach wasn’t open to everyone. Read More

Mildred and Richard: The Love Story that Changed America
February 17, 2017

Find out how a couple in love brought forward the landmark case, Loving v. Virginia, which forever changed the color of marriage in the United States. Read More

The Green Book: The Black Travelers’ Guide to Jim Crow America
February 6, 2017

For nearly 30 years, a guide called the “Negro Motorist Green Book” provided African Americans with advice on safe places to eat and sleep when they traveled through the Jim Crow-era United States Read More