Jane Addams, a leading Victorian-era reformer, believed dance halls were “one of the great pitfalls of the city.”
In nineteenth-century American women's magazines, Native American women were depicted as attractive, desirable, and pious.
Artist Glenn Ligon grounds his work in American history, addressing the inextricable link between history of slavery and the black experience in the U.S.
The integration of collegiate and professional sports parallels the civil rights movement, but in important ways it was a whole different track.
While the G.I. Bill itself was progressive, much of the country still functioned under both covert and blatant segregation.
Dayton, Tennessee has a new statue of Clarence Darrow, the evolutionist and criminal defense attorney of the 1925 Scopes “Monkey” Trial.
A 1982 Untitled work of Jean-Michel Basquiat broke records as the highest selling US-produced artwork. Learn how Basquiat and his work gained its fame.