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How The Great Depression Shaped The African-American Experience

How The Great Depression Shaped The African-American Experience

African Americans were impacted worst of all during the Depression — a fact which isn't well-highlighted in most U.S. history books.
Life Inside Japanese Internment Camps

Life Inside Japanese Internment Camps

Unsurprisingly, this truth doesn't often appear in U.S. history books.
10 Progressive Marvel Comics That Pushed Boundaries On Race, Gender, And More

10 Progressive Marvel Comics That Pushed Boundaries On Race, Gender, And More

Comics can be — and often are — about more than just action heroes.
Interactive Map Shows “Undiscovered” New York City

Interactive Map Shows “Undiscovered” New York City

There's not a Starbucks in sight.
The Totally Gross Origins Of Pink Lemonade

The Totally Gross Origins Of Pink Lemonade

Hint: It starts in the circus.
The Forgotten Lives Of Jack The Ripper’s Victims

The Forgotten Lives Of Jack The Ripper’s Victims

The stories of the victims are more interesting and tragic than the killer himself.
4 Abandoned Nuclear Testing Sites Humans Destroyed Worse Than Chernobyl

4 Abandoned Nuclear Testing Sites Humans Destroyed Worse Than Chernobyl

Some of the world's biggest nuclear detonations didn't make the pages of your history book.
Everything You Don’t Know About The March On Washington

Everything You Don’t Know About The March On Washington

From why Kennedy opposed it to why King almost didn't "have a dream," here's the March on Washington story your teachers never told you.
Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” Speech Almost Didn’t Happen

Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” Speech Almost Didn’t Happen

If it wasn't for a plucky gospel singer, America may have never heard Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream" speech.
What We Loved This Week, Aug. 21 – 27

What We Loved This Week, Aug. 21 – 27

You'll wish these films were actually real.
7 Astounding Stories Of Early Christian Martyrs’ Brutal Deaths

7 Astounding Stories Of Early Christian Martyrs’ Brutal Deaths

While all religions dabble in fantasy, Christian martyr tales exemplify fantasy at its most outlandish.