The battle to free the civil rights leader from a notorious Georgia prison was central to the 1960 presidential election
Gotham lurches from crisis to crisis, but sorry, Jerry Ford, it hasn't dropped dead yet
Attempts to master America's mighty waterways are forever doomed to fail
Nation’s Largest Confederate Memorial, Stone Mountain, to Get New Exhibit Explaining the Site’s ‘whole story’
The exhibit is being developed by "credible and well-established historians… to tell the warts-and-all history of the Stone Mountain carving"
“We couldn’t understand why we weren’t finding anything. It was like, ‘Where is this place?’”
For more than 50 years the town of Nicodemus, Kansas, beat the odds and its harsh surroundings to provide opportunity for former slaves and their descendants
Finally, the justices overturned Jim Crow, tossing out Plessy v. Ferguson 'separate but equal' standard
Mary Todd Lincoln's closest confidante was a seamstress born in slavery
The esteemed 20th-century writer demanded that White society accept its culpability in the betrayal of Black people
After Decades-Long Delay, One of the First Black Special Forces Officers May Be Awarded Medal of Honor
The Army “somehow lost the nomination.” Twice.
Helping many Blacks get to freedom, Benjamin 'Pap' Singleton's efforts earned him the affectionate nickname “Moses of the Colored Exodus.”
Work's ballad relates the tale of a man named Nicodemus, who was brought to America on a slave ship and later purchased his freedom.
Honoring Anna Mae Robertson and the ‘Six Triple Eight,’ WWII’s First and Only All-Black Female Battalion
With the motto, 'no mail, low morale,' the battalion tackled a two-year backlog of mail in 1945