Take a closer look at the Center’s rare printing of the Emancipation Proclamation, signed by Abraham Lincoln, to learn more about its history, the Civil War, and the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the Constitution.
In this interactive show, examine the lives of Thurgood Marshall, Bessie Coleman, Jackie Robinson, and other extraordinary African Americans throughout history, to learn more about the issues they faced and the rights they secured for all Americans.
Visitors can tour the Center’s exhibition The Story of We the People to see highlights important moments in African American history.
Air Date: January 17 – 21, 2013
Live Chat: Weekdays January 17 – 21, 2013, 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. EST
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. saw himself as a servant of humanity, and he wanted his life to be remembered as a life of service to others. In this episode, we'll look at Dr. King’s legacy of service. We’ll explore how his use of nonviolence was not just a political tool, but a way to demonstrate service to others. Get ready to learn about some of the other activists who drew their inspiration from Dr. King. And we’ll even learn about ways that you can serve your community. Join us as we honor the memory of this great American by talking about service!
Does racial harmony exist in the United States? Back up your answer with an example.
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