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.
Some African American soldiers of the conflict thought fighting against fellow people of color was unjust.
Trump's border wall threatens habitats in Arizona's Sonoran Desert. What happened when the area was bulldozed in the 1950s?
The African American Patriot, who died in the Boston Massacre, was erased from visual history. Black abolitionists revived his memory.
In the 1950s and 1960s, families planning for the apocalypse often took a homespun approach.
One of the minor themes of 2019 was the revelation that various prominent white politicians had once worn blackface. The question is: why?