National Park Service Awards African American Historical Preservation Grants to Five Universities

The African American Civil Rights grant program from the National Park Service has awarded grants to Auburn University, the University of Northern Colorado, Eastern Michigan University, Clemson University, and the University of South Carolina aimed at preserving sites and history relating to African Americans.

Geleve Grice Photo Archive Can Now Be Accessed at the University of Arkansas

Originally donated in 2005, The Geleve Grice Photography Collection has been fully processed and made available by the University of Arkansas. The collection features numerous materials documenting daily life for Black Americans in southeastern Arkansas during the mid-20th century.

In Memoriam: Nathan Hare, 1933-2024

Dr. Hare was a prominent figure in the civil rights movement throughout the 1960s and was a strong advocate for equal educational opportunities for Black Americans. In 1968, he founded the country's first Black studies program at San Francisco State University.

Getty Images to Preserve Digital Photo Archives at Delaware State University

Currently, Delaware State University's photo archives contain thousands of photographs taken over the course of the university's 133 year history. Thanks to a new partnership with Getty Images, those images will be digitized and made available on gettyimages.com.

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