Alex Scoville

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

Arizona’s Black History: The people and places that made history and an impact

We all recognize Martin Luther King, Jr.’s name and call up images of the National Mall’s reflecting pool when we hear about the March of Washington. But do you know who Lincoln and Eleanor Ragsdale are? How Tucson’s Beau Brummel Club sheltered traveling black baseball players? When one Arizona judge ruled school segregation unlawful? In honor of February as Black History Month, explore Arizona’s own struggles, achievements and African American leaders.

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