Author: Matthew Black

Matthew Black

Matthew Black was born and raised in Seattle, WA and currently resides in San Diego, CA. Receiving an honors degree in history from the University of Washington, Matthew has since published a book and over a hundred web and print articles on a vast array of subjects. A man of many interests, he coaches soccer and travels the world when he’s not writing articles for History 101. He likes to say, “the devil’s in the details” and uses that approach to pour much of his energy into the research process.

Modern Shakespeare: Tupac the legend, unmasked

Hindsight’s 20/20: 11 people who could’ve prevented WWII

You’ve never seen “Little House on the Prairie” like this

Photos found 30 years later! The doomed hot-air balloon North Pole expedition

They investigated who?! 15 influential people you didn’t know have an FBI file

Keep out! 30 places your grandparents visited that you no longer can

The 6 most credible UFO encounters in history

If you think you know Lincoln, think again. These recently released photos will show him like you’ve never seen him before.

31 known and lesser-known African Americans that made a huge impact on history