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What We Loved This Week, Dec. 4 – 10

What We Loved This Week, Dec. 4 – 10

One of Brazil's last uncontacted tribes, gangs of pre-gentrification Brooklyn, Nat Geo photos of the year, Ohio's forgotten class, New York during the Great Depression.
Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dark Side

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dark Side

Half a century after his death, Martin Luther King Jr. remains a hero to millions of people. But with every hero comes a dark side.
Stirring World War II Photos That Bring History’s Greatest Catastrophe To Life

Stirring World War II Photos That Bring History’s Greatest Catastrophe To Life

World War II remains the single deadliest cataclysm in human history.
New York City During The Great Depression: 55 Heartbreaking Images

New York City During The Great Depression: 55 Heartbreaking Images

In many ways, NYC was Ground Zero for arguably the darkest moment in U.S. history.
The Broken Faces And Haunted Landscapes Of America’s Dust Bowl

The Broken Faces And Haunted Landscapes Of America’s Dust Bowl

This is desperation, defined.
1968: The Year America Almost Tore Itself Apart

1968: The Year America Almost Tore Itself Apart

Riots, assassinations and floundering wars abroad nearly brought the nation to its knees.
Why The Pilgrims Were Jerks

Why The Pilgrims Were Jerks

All the dark facts left out of the standard Mayflower myth reveal the pilgrims to be deceitful, abusive, and just plain reprehensible.
The Native American Genocide And Its Legacy Of Oppression Today

The Native American Genocide And Its Legacy Of Oppression Today

Was this history's worst genocide?
The Worst War Crimes The U.S. Committed During World War II

The Worst War Crimes The U.S. Committed During World War II

From Operation Teardrop to the Biscari massacre, these are the atrocities that the U.S. would rather forget.
Real-Life Rosie The Riveters: The Factory Women Who Helped The US Win World War II

Real-Life Rosie The Riveters: The Factory Women Who Helped The US Win World War II

Who knows how WW2 would have played out had it not been for these women.
5 Famous “Revolutionaries” That Were Anything But

5 Famous “Revolutionaries” That Were Anything But

Some of history's most fiery "revolutionaries" were anything but, and some of them even seem to have been working the opposing side.