Throughout the 125-year history of the Olympic games, the storied event has been a successful platform for protest
The Eagles took it too easy, Debbie lit up our lives and Bruce (the shark) scared us to death
The bill passed in a 285-120 vote
A few months after the United States entered World War I, another war broke out in Houston
Juneteenth, an annual holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, has been celebrated by African Americans since the late 1800s.
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