Cesar Chavez's non-violent United Farm Workers and the militant Black Panthers aligned politically throughout the 60s and 70s.
In the early twentieth-century, some aristocratic college men were eager to prove their masculinity by working as strikebreakers.
Celebrate Indigenous People’s Day and learn about the history of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
From today’s vantage point, many of the anti-feminist ideas Phyllis Schlafly espoused sound extreme. But are they?
We should acknowledge and absorb the pain captured in videos of police violence, just as antiracist activists bore witness in the past to lynchings.
Recycling has always been something most people would prefer to keep at arm's length.
Comic-Cons and civil rights rarely intersect, but if one person could make that happen it’s Congressman John Lewis. ...
Susan B. Anthony discusses how women's rights have evolved in a 1902 North American Review piece, "Woman's Half-Century of Evolution."
With warnings that a shortage of the vaccine against the virus could spur on a new epidemic, yellow fever is again in the scientific spotlight.
Gilded Age mansions were remarkably public places. Newspapers breathlessly followed their construction and the social lives that happened within them