Privies were the standard urban and rural toilet right into the 20th century in the U.S.
The origins of Women's History Month.
While women's prisons historically emphasized the virtues of traditional femininity, the conditions of these prisons were abominable.
The view of "traditional marriage" has been under attack since long before anyone imagined state-sanctioned gay and lesbian unions
Articles in JSTOR illuminate the long history of satirical cartoons and censorship.
Martin Luther King Jr.'s Nobel Peace Prize was controversial–and that the controversy had nothing to do with his age.
As President Obama prepares to move forward on immigration reform, the debate over the role of immigrants in US society is ramping up.