The battle to free the civil rights leader from a notorious Georgia prison was central to the 1960 presidential election
Wilson's war was almost over and women's suffrage was near, but there was a pandemic and the country was polarized over Prohibition
Finally, the justices overturned Jim Crow, tossing out Plessy v. Ferguson 'separate but equal' standard
The esteemed 20th-century writer demanded that White society accept its culpability in the betrayal of Black people
The hidden history of Economy Hall recalls a brotherhood of Black leaders who built a vibrant community.
Author explores the personalities of the men who argued Plessy v. Ferguson, one of the Supreme Court's worst decisions
Citizen Reporters: S.S. McClure, Ida Tarbell, and the Magazine that Rewrote America, by Stephanie Gorton
A new book examines one of Marshall's few courtroom failures – a 1941 Oklahoma case that shocked the country and jumpstarted the civil rights movement
The court expanded the Gibbons standard to include labor relations and other activities with even an indirect effect on interstate commerce.
After leading Harlem Hellfighters in battle, renowned band leader lost his life in backstage fracas
Mexican-Americans' brave stand against city politicians, the Catholic Church, and the police changed labor history