A World War I plaque indicates that Euan Lucie-Smith was the first multiracial officer commissioned in the British Army
"Major" Taylor was the best bicycle rider of his time, but his career was badly undermined by Jim Crow
Historian S.C. (Sam) Gwynne's "Hymns of the Republic" looks at the Civil War's final year from multiple perspectives.
John Elliott Cairnes' devastating critique of Southern society sinks the Confederacy's campaign to bond with Britain
In Gettysburg, black citizens found fragile freedom.
While in London, Benjamin Franklin helps foment a plot involving a slave that contributes to the colonies' separation from Great Britain
Author explores the personalities of the men who argued Plessy v. Ferguson, one of the Supreme Court's worst decisions
An act meant to protect women wound up being a cudgel against common adulterers and men on the FBI's blacklist
Dwight Hal Johnson’s decision to risk his life for his friends in Vietnam earned him the Medal of Honor and left him struggling with PTSD.