The term “sob sisters” was used in the early twentieth century to make fun of women journalists who dared cover the first trial of the century.
Jack Ezra Keats's 1962 book The Snowy Day featured an African-American protagonist, a first for a full-color children’s book.
The Baby Boomers have been blamed for everything from economic stagnation to America's current political situation. But where did they come from?
Is it possible to have a fair trial or an impartial jury in an age when anyone is just a viral tweet or a Facebook search away?
Jane Addams, a leading Victorian-era reformer, believed dance halls were “one of the great pitfalls of the city.”
In 1998, Pope John Paul II made one of his most contentious canonizations, elevating a Jewish woman named Edith Stein to the status of saint.