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Fort Worth, Texas
Civil Rights in Black and Brown
Graduate students participating in Civil Rights in Black and Brown collect oral histories from people across the State of Texas. Image courtesy of the Civil Rights in Black and Brown Oral History Project.

Civil Rights in Black and Brown illuminates Texas’s two mid-twentieth century civil rights movements—that of the region’s African American population and that of its Mexican American population. A collaboration between Texas Christian University, the University of Texas at Arlington, the University of North Texas, and the University of Texas at Austin, the NEH-supported project is collecting the oral histories of civil rights activists at twelve sites scattered throughout the state.

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