Memorial Day is a day when Americans reflect on the sacrifice of those who have given their lives in military service.
The National Civil Rights Museum in Tennessee presents key episodes of the American Civil Rights Movement and examines today’s global human rights issues.
Juneteenth every year commemorates contributions and resilience of the United States' Black Americans.
Living history museums offer an interactive way to learn about the past and bring history to life.
Films, poems, songs and stories from 1926 are free for all to enjoy. Learn how U.S. copyright law protects creators and promotes creativity.
Culturally and historically significant locations are eligible for federal funding as National Historic Landmark sites. Learn more about the designation.
What is now known as Black History Month was initiated in 1926 by Black historian Carter G. Woodson. Learn more about this observance.
Only 12 years after Indians won their freedom with nonviolent protests, noncooperation and boycott, African Americans were using the same tactics to overturn unjust laws.
Honor history and equality with a trip to the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site.