The unlikely friendship between Jesse Owens and German-born track star Carl Ludwig “Luz” Long
Ayers argues that America should acknowledge the importance of emancipation with a national holiday.
The history of the Confederate Flag is full of myth and hearsay. So here's the truth of how it emerged during the Civil War—and its meaning then and now.
Lafayette Square is a popular destination for tourists and protestors seeking to engage the White House in their own ways; it’s also an enduring symbol of the American paradox between freedom and slavery.
Jamie Montgomery failed, but his case set a precedent that ended chattel bondage in Scotland 12 years later
Radical Republicans pushed for aggressive military policy, emancipation, and Western expansion
Jesse Owens won a coup in Hitler's Germany, but today's NBA stars kowtow to China