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“Students explore civil rights history” with the Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture

Read about coverage in the Natchez Democrat of SPOHP’s recent Mississippi Freedom Project trip, including the “Unfinished Business, Race, Democracy, and the Ongoing Struggle for Civil Rights” panel with AAHP graduate coordinators.

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Celebrating the Life of Margaret Block, Civil Rights Activist and Inspiring Mississippi Freedom Teacher

Ms. Margaret Block passed away in June 2015. Join the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program in sharing memories of her life and legacy.

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The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program Receives Diversity Award from the Society of American Archivists

The award recognizes individuals and institutions for outstanding contributions advancing diversity within the archives profession, and will be presented at a ceremony during the SAA Annual Meeting in Cleveland August 16-22.

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SPOHP Fundraising Drive Kicks Off for Summer 2015! Donate today!

Funds raised allow us to continue everyday office operations, fellowship support for student research, public educational outreach, and more, including the Mississippi Freedom Project (pictured). Contributions are tax-deductible. Click to donate!

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“Resistance, Respect, & Regrowth” Latina/o History Documentary Now Online

“Sin Complejos, Sin Arrepentimientos, Sin Pedir Perdon” presents oral history interviews conducted by students with faculty and students about Latina/o identity. Edited by Richard Lainez, Nahil Carranza, and Genesis Lara.

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“First Generation American: The Children of Spanish American Immigrants” Spring 2015 Documentary with SPN 3948 Now Available Online

Students interviewed four young people who have lived the experience of being a First Generation American, aiming to understand what their life is like at home, what their vision of the… Read More

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May 20, 2015 Cone Park Emancipation Day Celebrates 150th Anniversary

The program commemorating the 150th Anniversary of Emancipation Day in Florida was organized by African American History Project Graduate Coordinator Randi-Gill Sadler with Alachua County’s Cone Park Library.