The battle to secure Supreme Court justices has a long and contentious history.
The Minaret of Jam, located in Afghanistan's Ghur province, provided a vantage point for the call to prayer. It remained hidden and forgotten until 1886.
The daughter of a slave, Septima Clark graduated from college, became a teacher, and became a fierce advocate for social and cultural change.
In one of the earliest examples of reparations, an ex-slave named Belinda petitioned the government and was granted an annuity.