A landmark study gave African Americans credit for being important actors in their freedom quest
The hidden history of Economy Hall recalls a brotherhood of Black leaders who built a vibrant community.
"A Shot in the Moonlight" by Ben Montgomery is the true story of George Dinning, a freed slave, who in 1899 joined forces with a Confederate war hero in search of justice in the Jim Crow South.
Facing a Viet Cong ambush, Ruppert Leon Sargent threw himself on enemy grenades to save the lives of his friends nearby
A World War I plaque indicates that Euan Lucie-Smith was the first multiracial officer commissioned in the British Army
"Major" Taylor was the best bicycle rider of his time, but his career was badly undermined by Jim Crow
Historian S.C. (Sam) Gwynne's "Hymns of the Republic" looks at the Civil War's final year from multiple perspectives.
John Elliott Cairnes' devastating critique of Southern society sinks the Confederacy's campaign to bond with Britain
In Gettysburg, black citizens found fragile freedom.
While in London, Benjamin Franklin helps foment a plot involving a slave that contributes to the colonies' separation from Great Britain
Author explores the personalities of the men who argued Plessy v. Ferguson, one of the Supreme Court's worst decisions