Citizenship for All is the ReUNION series beginning on Sept. 22, anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation which gives students their place in history. From 1865 to 1868, the second American Revolution created the modern United States.
The infographic above shows the order of battle for troops of African descent in Texas and across the South on June 19, 1865. 209,145 names are on the African-American Civil War Memorial. Half of today's black students have an ancestor there.