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For this month’s mystery hero, I have chosen a closely connected individual and organization. As you have read in this issue, the Homestead Act changed the nation.

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Cobblestone1 min de lectureAmerican Government
Roy WILKINS
Roy Wilkins began his long association with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1931. At first, he served as the editor of the NAACP’s magazine, Crisis. Then he became the executive secretary in 1955. By 1964, he
Cobblestone2 min de lectureUnited States
Getting Started
Nearly 160 years ago, immediately following the Civil War (1861–1865), the U.S. government was determined to protect the rights of African Americans. It did so by passing three amendments. The 13th Amendment (1865) abolished slavery. The 14th Amendme
Cobblestone1 min de lectureDiscrimination & Race Relations
Ella BAKER
Ella Baker began working with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1940. She fought to move the association’s focus away from legal battles and toward proactive grassroots participation. Baker resigned from the