The Slave Societies Digital Archive has documented the lives of approximately 6 million free and enslaved Africans, their descendants, and the indigenous, European and Asian people with whom they interacted.
By Luca Belli, The Conversation
Brazil’s WhatsApp election scandal should be a wake-up call particularly for other developing world democracies.
By James Goldgeier, The Conversation
George H.W. Bush was the last person elected president of the United States with any prior foreign policy experience.
By Carol Cutler White, The Conversation
A federally funded program is trying to increase high school graduation, college readiness and college enrollment at low resource high schools.
By Douglas Clark, The Conversation
North America’s three bear species — black bears, grizzly bears and polar bears — don’t typically live in the same place. But in Wapusk National Park, on the west coast of Hudson Bay in northern Manitoba, all three bears were…
By MaryCatherine McDonald, Marisa Brandt, Robyn Bluhm, The Conversation
We now know that what these combat veterans were facing was likely what today we call post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. We are now better able to recognize it, and treatments have certainly advanced, but we still don’t have a…
By Daniel J. Mallinson, Lee Hannah, The Conversation
Two-thirds of all U.S. states have legalized some kind of marijuana. The argument goes that its nationwide expansion is inevitable. Two marijuana policy researchers question that narrative.
By Victoria Shineman, The Conversation
Research shows when ex-offenders regain their voting rights, they can became more trusting of government and the criminal justice system.
By Michael Downing, The Conversation
One hundred years after Congress passed the first daylight saving legislation, more and more people are doubting the wisdom of changing the clocks.
By Ingrid Anderson, The Conversation
The modern outpouring of anti-immigrant and anti-Semitic sentiment is reminiscent of the political climate during the years between the first and second world wars in the U.S.
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