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Civil Rights and African American History

An overview of government publications, by department or agency, related to civil rights and African American history

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"The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is America’s civil space program and the global leader in space exploration, supporting more than 312,000 jobs across the US." -(  The documents listed here pertain to the efforts of African Americans within NASA.

African American contributions to science and engineering

NASA's African-American astronauts