Black Political Engagement

The Gilligan Case: Police Brutality and Civil Rights in Harlem 1964

A July 1964 protest at the United Nations headquarters in New York City began after the murder of 15-year-old African American James Powell by Thomas Gilligan, a white, off-duty police officer.

Poise and Perseverance

How Autherine Lucy, Charlayne Hunter, and Viviane Malone Desegregated Higher Education in the American South

Marching Mothers

Mothers March against racial school segregation