Mount Vernon Fourth of July naturalization ceremony

Celebrating Immigration on the Fourth of July

For many immigrants to the U.S. in the late 19th century, July 4th was deeply significant: Their own home countries were fighting for independence.
Kwanzaa

What is Kwanzaa?

A look at the history of Kwanzaa and how it has evolved in meaning over subsequent generations.
Mayor John Lindsay at the first public hearing on proposed executive capital budget.

John Lindsay, Last of the Liberal Republicans

Yes, there was once such a thing as a liberal Republican. We take a look at the rise and fall of John Lindsay, former Mayor of New York.

Immigrants and Politics in the 1890s and Today

A comparison between immigration policies in the 1890s and today.