When business interests tried to use red-baiting to take down a socialist mayor of Milwaukee in the Fifties, it didn't work, so they used race-baiting instead.
Our American Prison Newspapers collection provides a peek at Thanksgiving celebrations in prisons throughout the decades.
In 1927, the parade replaced live animals with helium balloons designed by puppeteer Tony Sarg.
A collection of our recent stories in celebration of American Indian Heritage Month.
Now a cultural staple, PTSD is a newer diagnosis. How have conceptions of trauma morphed and what does it mean for US institutions and society?
The Anarchist Black Dragon was produced inside of the Walla Walla State Penitentiary. One of their journalists was murdered. Could the paper survive?
Maryrose Reeves Allen founded a wellness program at Howard University in 1925 that emphasized the physical, mental, and spiritual health of Black women.
Abolitionists like the New Hampshire native believed that masculinity required self-control, setting them against violent enslavers.
In 1974, the culture wars came to Kanawha County, West Virginia, inciting protests over school curriculum.
This overlooked corner of the press provided news by and for people who were incarcerated. A newly available archive shows it worked hard to reach outside audiences too.