Arizona State University: Unsung heroes of civil rights movement tell their stories

Arizona State University: Unsung heroes of civil rights movement tell their stories. “Curtis Austin, an associate professor of history in Arizona State University’s School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, believes it’s important that the men and women who served both on the front lines and in the background of the civil rights movement have their stories told. To that goal, Austin, along with Matthew Barr, a professor at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro, are collaborating on an oral history and book project titled ‘The Unsung Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement.’”

WBOC: ACLU of Delaware Launches Public Archive to Highlight Their Civil Impact on Delaware’s History

WBOC: ACLU of Delaware Launches Public Archive to Highlight Their Civil Impact on Delaware’s History. “The American Civil Liberties Union or ACLU of Delaware has been advocating for civil liberties and civil rights in Delaware since 1961. Earlier this month the organization launched a public archive to preserve records and highlight the ACLU of Delaware’s involvement in the civil rights history of Delaware.”

Post and Courier: Oral history project aims to connect recent activism to larger civil rights movement

Post and Courier: Oral history project aims to connect recent activism to larger civil rights movement. “About a year ago, local filmmaker Joshua Parks wanted to interview activists who were affiliated with the Black Lives Matter movement in Charleston. He approached two staff members of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture at the College of Charleston — Erica Veal and Daron Calhoun. Veal, an archivist, and Calhoun, coordinator of public programming and the Race and Social Justice Initiative, demurred. They weren’t eager to revisit the challenges and traumas of the recent past, Veal said. They told Parks, then a graduate assistant at the Avery, to circle back.”

Bogalusa Daily News: Hicks Foundation announces new digital archive

Bogalusa Daily News: Hicks Foundation announces new digital archive. “The Robert ‘Bob’ Hicks Foundation is pleased to announce that a new digital collection of primary source materials about the Bogalusa Civil Rights Movement and early Bogalusa history is now available online at the Louisiana Digital Library… The foundation will also soon release a 12-sided historical brochure, ‘Why Bogalusa Matters,’ which introduces some of the main events of the Bogalusa Civil Rights Movement and offers a guide to historic Bogalusa sites for the benefit of educators and visitors to Bogalusa.”