Black parents and children in Clarendon County, South Carolina risked everything to destroy legalized segregation.
Before Brown v. Board of Education, there was Briggs v. Elliot—the case that launched Thurgood Marshall’s fight to end segregation in America’s schools.
How the Lincoln Memorial became a symbol for civil rights.
How a pandemic of racial terror led to the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre.
Tulsa’s extraordinary Black neighborhood in images 100 years ago and today.
Before the legendary singer was a civil rights icon at home, she battled white supremacy abroad.
The Greenwood district in Tulsa, Oklahoma was once a Mecca for African American business. Then came the racist mob.
The pioneering codebreakers never imagined what their work might lead to, but they had their fears.
For 50 years, her contributions to WWII intelligence were a secret. No longer.
Five decades of calling for justice for James Chaney, Michael Schwerner and Andrew Goodman.
North Dakota’s new emphasis on mail-in balloting could mean fewer votes and less representation for Native American communities.
Queering the Women’s Suffrage Movement.