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“Now the old men are folding their arms and going to sleep,” said William H. Seward while campaigning for Lincoln, “and the young men are Wide Awake.”
Ten lessons from the past and steps we can take now to educate ourselves and our students about how to be a thoughtful consumer of information.
Elizabeth Hinton, Percy Green II, Robin D. G. Kelley, Tef Poe, George Lipsitz, and Jamala Rogers trace the history from Civil Rights to Black Lives Matter.
And why is he left out of the history of the civil rights movement?
Coade stone was all the rage in late eighteenth-century architecture, and a mother-and-daughter team was behind it all.
In the mid-1970s, police officers were in only about 1 percent of US schools. That changed since the late 1990s.
Defender of the poor tenants and evictor of the voracious landlords, a masked lucha libre wrestler rose from the ruins of Mexico City’s 1985 earthquake.
The very first international TV simulcast was 1967's Our World, which featured performers from around the globe—including the Beatles.
In 1932, the “Bonus Army” of jobless veterans staged a protest in Washington, DC. The government dispersed them with tear gas.