Tag: civil rights

May 17, 1954: Brown vs. Board Of Education reaches verdict

January 2, 1903: Theodore Roosevelt backs the first black postmaster

Katherine Johnson was a hidden genius

Emmett Till was brutally murdered 63 years ago— here’s why it’s still relevant today

December 1st, 1955: Rosa Parks arrested for refusing to give up seat on bus

“Would you be my neighbor?” How Mr. Rogers’s show helped a generation of children

October 19, 1960: Martin Luther King Jr. is arrested at Rich’s lunch counter in Atlanta

That time Democrats tried to block the first black member of US Congress

August 28, 1957: Strom Thurmond begins longest filibuster recorded to prevent The Civil Rights Act from passing

Natural Woman: The Aretha Franklin story

Everything you need to know to understand today’s Supreme Court

This day in history: July 4th

Seven key facts about Custer’s Last Stand that history sometimes forgets

5 of the Revolutionary War’s most brutal battles

Ancient 05.23.19

How early settlers crossed the Bering Strait land bridge

World 05.21.19

Did Stanley Kubrick ruin ‘A Clockwork Orange’?

World 05.20.19

Famous last words of influential people

15 lies your history teacher told you (and the truth behind them)

US 05.18.19

Successes and failures of the Vietnam War

Meet Jeanne Calment, the woman who lived to be 122 years old

The brutal execution of the Romanov family

One Ethiopian emperor sparked the Rastafarian movement

Explaining northern Italy’s conscription age

Today in history 05.17.19

May 17, 1954: Brown vs. Board Of Education reaches verdict

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon may not have been so Babylonian after all

US 05.16.19

The 10 richest presidents in U.S. history

General 05.15.19

Andrew Lloyd Webber is richest musician in the world

General 05.14.19

Annulled, beheaded, survived: Get to know the wives of King Henry VIII

General 05.13.19

The fascinating history of optical illusions

Powerful historical photos that will absolutely take your breath away

The story of migration at Ellis Island

US 05.10.19

The crazy childless woman who created Mother’s Day

30 famous mugshots you’ve never seen before

Historical figures who had bizarre animals as pets

The tragedies that forged the 27 Club

Technology, US, World 05.06.19

Nike: a brief history of the Swoosh

World 05.03.19

Heartwarming war photos guaranteed to make you smile

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