Immigration Nerds Talk About How African Americans Turned “The American Dream” Into a Reality For All Americans

“We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness….”

As Black History Month comes to an end, we revisit a conversation with Howard University political science professor Robinson Woodward-Burns and discuss the role African Americans had in turning those words from a theoretical promise into a tangible reality for all by becoming citizens of the United States.