Hooked on viral news (or is it gossip?), today's Twitter hordes owe a lot to history's coffeehouses.
Legal scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw broke new ground by showing how women of color were left out of feminist and anti-racist discourse.
Many people assume that strong movements for minority rights provoke backlash at the polls. But some scholars have doubts.
ONE is a vital archive, but its focus on citizenship and “rational acceptance” ultimately blocked it from being the safe home for all that it claimed to be.
The use of Native American stereotypes for team mascots and nicknames is related to efforts to erase Indian identity and culture.
A study of historical fine-dining menus yields surprises. Like six preparations of frog, and delicious lamb testicles.
Two industrial workers, members of Detroit’s League of Revolutionary Black Workers, share experiences with political organizing and education.
From asparagus to pâté de fois gras, early modern ice cream was decidedly different from plain chocolate and vanilla.
At a time when people from the "wrong" places were entering the U.S., missionaries tried to recruit immigrants they found acceptable.
The pro-cremation movement of the nineteenth century battled religious tradition, not to mention the specter of mass graves during epidemics.