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
During the Vietnam War, some physicians found refuge from the draft and a path to Nobel Prizes
Idaho mother's inconsequential lawsuit challenging gender discrimination forced a rewrite of the entire U.S. code
LEAVE THEM STANDING: Confederate monuments must remain at Gettysburg to help interpret the Civil War’s causes and consequences
Prominent historian Gary W. Gallagher argues how Confederate monuments on the Gettysburg battlefield can serve as invaluable teaching tools.
Did the Vietnam War end in victory or defeat? Erik Villard takes a detailed look at this question in a critical new series by Vietnam magazine.
Films from 2012 are relevant to continuing conceptions of the Civil War
Oddities from the 1787 conclave that created the United States of America we know