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The Black Panther Party Around the World

The Black Panther Party Around the World

While short-lived, the Black Panther Party succeeded in inspiring marginalized people around the world to join the struggle against oppression.
Trump’s Feud With Native Americans Didn’t Begin At Standing Rock

Trump’s Feud With Native Americans Didn’t Begin At Standing Rock

Authorizing the Dakota Access Pipeline project doesn't exactly mark the first time that Donald Trump has come to blows with Native Americans.
Cloaked In Ink: The Story of Maud Wagner, America’s First Known Female Tattoo Artist

Cloaked In Ink: The Story of Maud Wagner, America’s First Known Female Tattoo Artist

Think tattoos are an art form? You can thank Maud Wagner for that.
This Week In History, Feb. 19 – 25

This Week In History, Feb. 19 – 25

Donner Party rescue, the first New Yorker issue, the Iwo Jima flag raising, Malcolm X's assassination, and a Cold War nuclear test.
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?
Vintage Photos Of The Kennedy Clan During Their Youth

Vintage Photos Of The Kennedy Clan During Their Youth

What America's great political dynasty looked like before the politics.
24 Unsettling Before And After Photos From Operation Doorstep

24 Unsettling Before And After Photos From Operation Doorstep

These little-seen photos reveal a secret Cold War test conducted by the U.S. government to show what nuclear holocaust would look like.
How The Original “America First” Movement Came To An Abrupt End

How The Original “America First” Movement Came To An Abrupt End

An entire movement formed around the idea of "America First," but it quickly died — and with good reason.
Native American Fashion Isn’t All Headdresses And Moccasins

Native American Fashion Isn’t All Headdresses And Moccasins

Stunning looks that prove that the fashion industry should be more inclusive.
This Week In History, Feb. 12 – 18

This Week In History, Feb. 12 – 18

Woman buried with husband's heart, important Harriet Tubman photo uncovered, ancient Roman artifact found in New York, pregnant dinosaur cousin unearthed, fearsome female gangsters.
How “Fake News” Led To The Flour Riot Of 1837

How “Fake News” Led To The Flour Riot Of 1837

If the Flour Riot of 1837 teaches us anything, it's that people often believe what they read — and will act upon it.