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History Won’t Prove Trump Wrong On Trans Ban — It Already Did 150 Years Ago

History Won’t Prove Trump Wrong On Trans Ban — It Already Did 150 Years Ago

Trans people have contributed to civic life and collective security for ages — people just haven't recognized it.
When Liberation Meant Demonization: France’s “Ugly Carnivals”

When Liberation Meant Demonization: France’s “Ugly Carnivals”

Thousands of women suspected of sleeping or collaborating with Nazis were humiliated in the streets.
The Teenager Who Saved Dozens Of Jews From Nazi Death Squads

The Teenager Who Saved Dozens Of Jews From Nazi Death Squads

At the height of the Holocaust, 23 Jews arrived at Julian Bilecki's home seeking shelter. He didn't have the room, so he made it.
Trump A “Deep Thinker,” Says President Who Advocated Slaughter Of Drug Addicts

Trump A “Deep Thinker,” Says President Who Advocated Slaughter Of Drug Addicts

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte appears to have nothing but admiration for Donald Trump.
When Jewish Scholars Sought Refuge In Black Universities

When Jewish Scholars Sought Refuge In Black Universities

After escaping persecution in Europe, these Jewish scholars found hatred in its American form — and a deep bond with historically black colleges and universities.
Why Arthur Mole Turned 21,000 People Into A Portrait Of Woodrow Wilson

Why Arthur Mole Turned 21,000 People Into A Portrait Of Woodrow Wilson

Did this vintage U.S. propaganda invent the mass choreography of fascism?
New Photo Series Casts Playful Eye Toward Food And Power

New Photo Series Casts Playful Eye Toward Food And Power

Do you have the same favorite dish as Pope Francis, Donald Trump, or Vladimir Putin?
Here’s How Much Donald Trump’s “Great Wall” Will Actually Cost American Taxpayers

Here’s How Much Donald Trump’s “Great Wall” Will Actually Cost American Taxpayers

New estimates place the cost of Trump's wall much higher than originally stated.
How Martha Graham Transformed Dance

How Martha Graham Transformed Dance

This is the human body as you've never seen it before.
U.S. Going To Be A “Browner Country,” Obama Says

U.S. Going To Be A “Browner Country,” Obama Says

No matter what changes Trump brings to immigration policies, Barack Obama says our nation will be "browner."
The Anti-Vietnam War Movement In 39 Photos

The Anti-Vietnam War Movement In 39 Photos

The anti-Vietnam War movement took place decades ago — and we still haven't learned its lessons