Welcome to the blog for the inaugural Civil Rights Public History mini-term. From December 1st to December 18th, 2009, our class, HST 277T, traveled throughout the South, visiting the sites of the major Civil Rights actions. Our trip took us from Charleston, through Atlanta,...Read More
We awoke this morning knowing that today would be a tough day – we were heading to the Sixteenth Avenue Baptist Church, where a Klan bomb killed four young girls in 1963. We went first to the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, which powerfully describes life in Jim...Read More
Civil Rights Public History Miniterm
Charleston, Atlanta, Montgomery, Selma, Birmingham, Memphis, Little Rock, Jackson, and New Orleans.
The Civil Rights Public History miniterm (HST277T) is a course offered as a part of Union College’s new Public History program. On this miniterm we will tour the sites of the major Civil Rights actions in the South.