Over 10 memorable weeks in 1964 known as Freedom Summer, more than 700 student volunteers from around the country joined organizers and local African Americans in a historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in Mississippi, then one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
What happened when the lights went out in New York City on July 13, 1977?
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.