Over 20 countries have high-speed train travel, carrying 1.6 billion passengers a year. The United States is lagging behind.
A treasure trove of queer publications from the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s are now available through Reveal Digital’s open access collection "Independent Voices."
In December 1969, radical German students reached out to the increasingly politicized black GIs. Together, they organized a series of rallies and teach-ins at German universities.
As the need for ranch workers has dwindled, the iconic status of cowboys has continued to grow.
Recruits in the first African-American Marine Corps trained at Montford Point, eventually ending the military’s longstanding policy of racial segregation.
Many Americans lack nearby municipal pools, the lasting result of extralegal Jim Crow-era efforts to keep races segregated at all costs.
How "accidental" world leaders have faced the challenges of leading major democracies without being voted in.
What started as a solemn commemoration of dead Civil War soldiers has become a celebration of summer. Here's why that makes total sense.
Hubert Humphrey was well-respected as Lyndon B. Johnson's vice president--but he failed to capture the imagination of the young Democrats of the late 60s.
The surprising story of the vigilantes who took it upon themselves to catch bank robbers in the 1920s and 30s.