JSTOR Daily celebrates Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month

JSTOR Daily editors pick their favorite stories for Black History Month.
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Words for Birds

From the meaning of birdsong to the history of birdwatching, from the effects of climate change to the cunning of crows—our bird stories have it all.
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Our Most Popular Stories of 2022

Personality tests, street dogs, underwater treasures, and a natural history of dragons.
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Keeping Time: A New Year’s Collection

A selection of stories that chronicle our complicated notions of time.
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Editors’ Picks of 2022

Poetry, Polonius, and Prison: a collection of this year’s greatest hits from JSTOR Daily.
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Winter Holidays

Celebrate with some seasonal scholarship from JSTOR Daily for the winter holidays.
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Peppers and Spice and Everything Nice

How humans have acquired, used, and assigned cultural value to spices, from sage to cinnamon, chili pepper to salt.
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Desperately Seeking Taylor Swift

The lyrics, the music, and the metaphors of the pop star of the moment.
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Thanksgiving Stories

Turkey or Tofurkey? Stuffing or dressing? Whatever the controversy, these Thanksgiving stories will slake your appetite!
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Halloween Stories

Why are Victorians the default haunted house, what do ghosts have to do with the imagination, and why do we like to be scared?