Based at Fisk University from 1943-1970, the Race Relations Department and its annual Institute were set up by the American Missionary Association to investigate problem areas in race relations and develop methods for educating communities and preventing conflict.
Documenting three pivotal decades in the fight for civil rights, this resource showcases the speeches, reports, surveys and analyses produced by the Department's staff and Institute participants, including Charles S. Johnson, Dr Martin Luther King, Jr., and Thurgood Marshall.
Trial ends: November 16, 2017
News & Features
New Trial: 19th Century Newspapers
With digital facsimile images of both full pages and clipped articles for hundreds of 19th century U.S. newspapers and advanced searching capabilities, researchers will be able to research history in ways previously unavailable.
NOV 7 - The Evocative Violin: Memories and Daydreams
Music from Fondren presents: The Evocative Violin: Memories and Daydreams
This one hour concert with commentary will feature solo violin music by Bach, Ysaye and Bartók performed by Shepherd School undergraduate Michael Ferri.