Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.