American Race Relations : Global Perspectives, 1941-1996
News articles, radio transcripts, and television transcripts from around the world, covering race relations in the United States that were collected by the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS).
DescriptionCollection of translated newspapers, magazines, government statements, and radio and television broadcasts from around the world on American race relations, dating from the early 1940s to 1996. Includes thousands of commentaries on African-American history, the Civil Rights movement, Hispanic-American history, Asian-American history and the evolution of racial justice in America. The contents sheds new light on segregation, race riots, arts and literature, Brown v. Board of Education and other important court cases, the Civil Rights Movement, the Black Panthers, Martin Luther King, Jr. and more. The archives includes firsthand reporting on the rise of indigenous rights in countries around the world. The contents was collected and translated by the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS), a U.S. government organization that became part of the CIA.