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On Making History

August 21, 2015

This guest blog post was written by Karida Brown, Founder and Principle Investigator of The Eastern Kentucky African American Migration Project History is made. Being party to, or even sharing, the story of “what happened” is not enough. History requires … Continued

Lumbee History Service-Learning Research Projects

May 27, 2015

          During the Spring 2015 semester, students in SOHP director Malinda Maynor Lowery’s HIST234: Lumbee History course completed four service-learning research projects in collaboration with partners and mentors on- and off-campus, including SOHP staff. We’re excited … Continued

Work on Desegregation

April 20, 2015

This blog post was written by intern Samantha Gregg “I didn’t care about wanting it for the mix, but I wanted it for equal rights. I wanted my children to have equal rights. If they would give me equal rights … Continued

Giving Back and Oral Histories

April 21, 2014

The academic year is almost at its end, but the work of the Southern Oral History Program keeps its steady pace. In January, I began as a field scholar mostly clueless about the project on which I was working. Now, … Continued

The Jackson Center

January 27, 2013

Interviews with Marian Cheek Jackson led to the creation of the Jackson Center for Saving and Making History.