Confederacy approves use of black soldiers

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Race—Are We So Different?

Race—Are We So Different? is a project of the American Anthropological Association. A traveling exhibit and website, it looks through the eyes of history, science, and lived experience to explain differences among people and reveal the reality—and unreality—of race. The site contains a virtual tour of the exhibit, resources for middle and high school teachers, STEM resources, and a robust American history section with an interactive timeline.

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Race—Are We So Different?

A traveling exhibit and website project of the American Anthropological Association, this site uses history, science, and lived experience to explain differences among people and reveal the reality—and unreality—of race. Discover a virtual exhibit tour, resources for middle and high school teachers, STEM resources, and a robust American history section with interactive timeline.

Anti-slavery advocates meet to discuss establishing new political party

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Women’s rights advocate Susan B. Anthony born

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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) founded

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Historian Carter G. Woodson establishes “Negro History Week”

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Julia Ward Howe composes “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”

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Supreme Court, in Roe v. Wade, holds right to privacy includes abortion decision

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James Karales (1930–2002), Selma-to-Montgomery March for Voting Rights in 1965

I Have a Dream: Celebrating the Vision of Martin Luther King, Jr.

On the third Monday of January, Americans celebrate the life and achievement of one of our most respected citizens -- Martin Luther King, Jr.