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Noose Found In African American History Museum, Second In D.C. In Four Days

Noose Found In African American History Museum, Second In D.C. In Four Days

The noose in the National Museum of African American History and Culture is only the latest in a wave of hate-fueled incidents since November.
The African-American Experience Visualized At The Turn Of The 20th Century

The African-American Experience Visualized At The Turn Of The 20th Century

A revealing look at the African-American experience at the dawn of the 20th century.
The Changing Face Of America’s Immigration Laws

The Changing Face Of America’s Immigration Laws

Immigration has been a contentious issue for the United States from its earliest days. All along, opposing forces have pulled government policy in different directions to create the system we have today.
26 Photos Of NASA Landings Throughout The Decades

26 Photos Of NASA Landings Throughout The Decades

Joyous photos taken just after America's astronauts finally returned to Earth.
33 Fascinating Facts You Never Knew About Abraham Lincoln

33 Fascinating Facts You Never Knew About Abraham Lincoln

From his wrestling career to the real reason he grew his beard...
31 Appallingly Racist Ads Of Decades Past

31 Appallingly Racist Ads Of Decades Past

With minimal time to make maximum impact, advertisers have never shied away from racial stereotypes — or, for that matter, racism.
The Story Behind The Famous “Rosie The Riveter” Image

The Story Behind The Famous “Rosie The Riveter” Image

Discover the widely misunderstood history of this image — which has nothing to do with feminism.
The Hope And Struggle Of The Civil Rights Movement, In 55 Powerful Photos

The Hope And Struggle Of The Civil Rights Movement, In 55 Powerful Photos

Visceral photos of hope and struggle.
25 Lomax Family Photos From The Archive Of American Folk Song

25 Lomax Family Photos From The Archive Of American Folk Song

When "folk music" meant more than just acoustic guitars.
This Week In History, May 7 – 13

This Week In History, May 7 – 13

The killer who may have faked his death, humankind's new ancestor, uncovered ancient book pages, JFK's earliest recording, and "Baby Louie" the dinosaur.
Listen To The Earliest Known Recording Of JFK, Uncovered By Harvard After 80 Years

Listen To The Earliest Known Recording Of JFK, Uncovered By Harvard After 80 Years

John F Kennedy was just a 20-year-old Harvard sophomore when he was recorded on a recently uncovered tape from 1937.