A Remarkable Legacy
The history of African Americans in the South is much deeper and more remarkable than many people realize.
Learn the stories of maroon freedom fighters, Civil Rights leaders, Civil War soldiers, scientists, engineers, interpreters, heroes and a Seminole sense bearer as we delve into stories that touch on the black experience.
To learn more, check out the featured stories above and then click the links below to access our full list of Black History stories.
Red Oak Covered Bridge
The Fort at Prospect Bluff
Watch the free documentary on the Fort at Prospect Bluff and learn how U.S. forces destroyed the largest free black colony in North America on July 27, 1816.