The civil rights leader who changed his name to Kwame Ture encouraged students in the Mississippi Freedom Schools to think critically.
A TikTok trend is only the most recent example of how people often question the abilities of marginalized groups.
At a time when respectable women rarely spoke to the public, Anne Laura Clarke was a star lecturer.
Formal education in language and music is important for children, but as one scholar found, so is their own play involving gesture, slang, and pop songs.
JSTOR has created an open library to support readers seeking to engage with BIPOC+Q-authored reading lists like the one developed by the New York Public Library.
A survey course may be the only college-level history course a student takes. Here's an easy way to incorporate fascinating scholarship.
The Girl Scouts had always professed that they were open to all girls. But how did that play out in segregated cities?
Even well-intentioned books for children can romanticize (or demonize) Native Americans. But better materials exist.
In Victorian England, reformers thought all children should go to school. That didn't sit well with everyone—and not just kids.
Music teachers in the Detroit public schools paved the way for the success of future Motown artists like Smokey Robinson and Mary Wilson of the Supremes.