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  • Black Belt Infrastructure=Black Power

    Black Belt Infrastructure=Black Power

    By Danielle Purifoy, Ph.D student at the Nicholas School of the Environment and the Sanford School of Public Policy King Cotton, born from Black Belt soil and forced black labor, built […]

     
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  • Reflections on Listening

    Reflections on Listening

     
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  • Rethinking Resistance

    Rethinking Resistance

    By Chandra Christmas-Rouse, Duke senior On the site of the old Empire Theater in Montgomery, Alabama, there lies a museum emblazoned with bronze regal characters that read “Rosa Parks Library […]

     
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  • The Two South’s in Downtown Hayneville

    The Two South’s in Downtown Hayneville

    By Jacob Rosenberg, rising senior Robertson Scholar This post is among a series from Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill students working in Lowndes County, Alabama with the Alabama Center for Rural Enterprise […]

     
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  • A History of Activism in Lowndes County, AL

    A History of Activism in Lowndes County, AL

    By Priyanka Kanal, Duke junior We are finally here. After weeks of anticipation, the first few days of the Environmental Justice Community Research Project have been filled with a whirlwind […]

     
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  • Liberation Theology in the South: The Legacy of Theologian and Activist Frederick Herzog

    Liberation Theology in the South: The Legacy of Theologian and Activist Frederick Herzog

    Theologian Joerg Rieger discusses the contemporary relevance of Frederick Herzog’s pioneering work. Herzog was Duke Divinity School faculty member from 1960 to 1995, civil rights activist, and a pioneer of […]

     
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  • Mirror of America: Teaching the History of the Civil Rights Movement

    Mirror of America: Teaching the History of the Civil Rights Movement

    Patricia Sullivan is a Professor of History in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of South Carolina. Dr. Sullivan specializes in modern United States history, with an emphasis […]

     
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  • Citizen King

    Citizen King

    Citizen King  2004 Full Frame/Emerging Pictures Audience Award. On a steamy afternoon in August 1963, a thirty-four-year-old minister gave a speech that enthralled a crowd of more than two hundred […]

     
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  • Leslie Brown, Civil Rights Movements: Chronologies, Contexts and the Classroom

    Leslie Brown, Civil Rights Movements: Chronologies, Contexts and the Classroom

    Leslie Brown, a Duke graduate and historian of the civil rights movement, teaches as an Associate Professor of History at Williams College. Prior to 2008, Brown taught a range of […]

     
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  • Still Walking for Justice Exhibit Opening

    Still Walking for Justice Exhibit Opening

    Come celebrate local women activists from the civil rights era and the women who are carrying their legacy forward today. Still Walking for Justice is an exhibit created by the Pauli Murray […]

     
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