Posts tagged: Civil Rights Movement

Black History Month: Allison Davis, pioneering scholar of racism

His landmark contributions to anthropology have faded from memory, despite real-world policy impact during the mid-20th century. He was the first African-American full-time professor at a predominantly-white university, and his research was cited in Brown v. Board of Education.

George Wallace Was Shot on This Day

 On 15 May 1972, Governor George Wallace of Alabama was shot in Maryland, ending his campaign for the U.S. presidency.