As an outspoken lawyer, the future congresswoman defended a Black man accused of raping a white woman.
By making what may have been unseen visible, trading cards have often provided an opening into larger conversations on race, gender, and representation.
A study of historical fine-dining menus yields surprises. Like six preparations of frog, and delicious lamb testicles.
Black abolitionist David Ruggles opened the first Black-owned bookstore in 1834, pointing the way to freedom—in more ways than one.