Centuries ago, Europeans went to extreme and horrific lengths in search of the spice.
During Reconstruction, lurid tales of African-derived religious practices in Louisiana made news all over the country—especially when worshipers included white women.
Black women shopped at department store counters, but they weren't welcome to work where they spent their money.
The UK’s National Union of Women Teachers went from splinter group to union in its own right, winning on equal pay—as The Woman Teacher shows first-hand.
Hundreds of miners, mostly African American men, died from an entirely preventable industrial catastrophe.
Resettlement was difficult and traumatic, but the religious community worked to provide housing, food, and job opportunities.
The Women’s KKK, an affiliated-but-separate racist organization for white Protestant women, courted members through an insincere “empowerment feminism.”
Historians need to know more about the roles of two-spirit Native Americans, but relying on written records isn't always productive.
In 1952, a government administrator named Mary Dublin Keyserling was accused of being a communist. The attack on her was also an attack on feminism.
The coronavirus pandemic left farmers falling back on students to pick crops. But it certainly wasn’t the first time.