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In the Steps of Esteban: Tucson's African American Heritage

In the Steps of Esteban: Tucson's African American Heritage

This University of Arizona web exhibit focuses on the history of African American people in Tucson, Arizona.Tucson's African American community has a long and proud history that has contributed much to Tucson's rich heritage. These pioneers built neighborhoods, established churches and businesses, and fought to end discrimination and prejudice. Their descendants are leaders today in business, education, government and the arts. This exhibit documents the history of Tucson's African American community, sharing the stories, photographs and memories of some of its members. It also brings forward some of the experiences of African Americans in the U. S. Southwest. Photographs, history, lesson plans, videos included.


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