Separated from Southern-sympathizing Manhattan, Brooklyn had one of the largest and most politically aware Black communities in the U.S.
On the surface, 1941 Oklahoma case was a painful shellacking, but it shocked the country and jumpstarted the civil rights movement
With war in the wings, the United States began calling men into service in 1940
Idaho mother's inconsequential lawsuit challenging gender discrimination forced a rewrite of the entire U.S. code
Films from 2012 are relevant to continuing conceptions of the Civil War
Jamie Montgomery failed, but his case set a precedent that ended chattel bondage in Scotland 12 years later
The court expanded the Gibbons standard to include labor relations and other activities with even an indirect effect on interstate commerce.
With malice toward none, with charity toward all, the president seeks to binds the wounds of the nation