Five months before his assassination in 1978, Harvey Milk called on the president of the United States to defend the rights of gay and lesbian Americans.
Seeing images of mothers in wartime Ukraine sent editor Morgan Godvin down a research rabbit hole.
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Abraham Lincoln proclaimed freedom for enslaved people in America on January 1, 1863. Today, we've annotated the Emancipation Proclamation for readers.
The voters one scholar studied didn't necessarily think they would benefit materially from being on the winning side. But turnout was over 90 percent.
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The themes of truth and reconciliation echo throughout the Court’s design, evoking the democratic values of post-apartheid South Africa.
Critical race theory has become a focus of conservative legislation, often with little understanding of its meaning and history.
Thousands of Afghans are desperately trying to flee their country following a hasty U.S. withdrawal.
Some countries argue that they should keep their ocean territories, even if the land they're based on is submerged.