Category: History and Holidays

Honoring Eleanor Jackson Piel

March 6, 2023

In 2022, the world lost a legal legend with the death of civil rights lawyer Eleanor Jackson Piel at age 102. In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re remembering Piel and celebrating her contributions to the legal profession. She was known for her work on wrongful convictions and death row appeals as well as for her longevity, with a career that...

The Black History Preserved in National Parks

February 21, 2023

We often think of museums or libraries as the best place to learn about Black history and culture in America, but there is another place to learn these important stories — the national parks. In honor of Black History Month, you might consider visiting one of these three road-trip-worthy national parks to learn more about the Black struggle for...

Pledge Financial Support to Honor MLK Day

January 9, 2023

The commemoration of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. each January invites Americans to engage with the history of civil rights in our country. The preservation of this history — how we gather it, tell the stories and share them with future generations — is the crucial work of museums. Alongside organizing their usual educational events and group volunteer projects, law firms have the opportunity to put much-needed resources behind this work....