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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 civil rights movements—those of the region’s African American and Mexican American populations. 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 collected more than 500 oral histories of civil rights activists and community organizers from twelve different sites scattered throughout the state.

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