Civil Rights History Project

Civil Rights History Project

Civil Rights History Project The Civil Rights History Project (CRHP) provides faces and voices to many of the previously unknown individuals who made valuable contributions to the Civil Rights Movement. These members of The Freedom Movement were committed to...
The Abolitionist Movement

The Abolitionist Movement

The Abolitionist Movement The abolitionist movement was an organized effort to end the practice of slavery in the United States. The first leaders of the campaign, which took place from about 1830 to 1870, mimicked some of the same tactics British abolitionists had...
Life Aboard a Slave Ship

Life Aboard a Slave Ship

Life Aboard a Slave Ship From approximately 1525 to 1866, 12.5 million Africans were forcibly transported across the Middle Passage to serve as slaves in the New World. Life aboard slave ships was agonizing and dangerous; nearly 2 million slaves would perish on their...