During the Great Depression, Communists took to the streets to fight racism, poverty, and injustice. Among them were Black women.
A century ago, Catholic nuns from Philadelphia recalled what it was like to tend to the needy and the sick during the great influenza pandemic of 1918.
The wildly popular books helped people understand farming and health through the movement of the planets, in a way compatible with Protestantism.
Ninety-eight issues of the influential journal are part of the open access, “Independent Voices” collection from Reveal Digital. Scholars of Black history, take note.
Historians Judith Apter Klinghoffer and Lois Elkis argue that this wasn't oversight. New Jersey legislators knew exactly what they were doing.
How Better Homes in America—a collaboration between Herbert Hoover and the editor of a conservative women’s magazine—promoted idealized whiteness.
The archives of the historically black Tuskegee University recently released recordings from 1957 to 1971, with a number by powerful civil rights leaders.
A century ago, teams from eight cities formally created the Negro National League. Three decades of stellar play followed.
The story of the 1890 massacre was often about the end of Native American resistance to U.S. expansion. But that's not how everyone told it.
There are few traces today of college students' resistance to anti-Catholic threats, but the ones that remain are powerful.