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.

The US passed the first whistleblower law in 1777

30 Navy SEAL training photos

The legend and haunted history of Alcatraz

Last meals of death-row inmates

30 bizarre David Bowie stories

15 people who made history then disappeared

General 10.23.19

Crazy photos of Burning Man 2019

A look at celebrity costumes of Halloween past

Secrets reveal the truth behind this abandoned NY mansion