10 Essential Books About Martin Luther King, Jr.

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    10 Essential Books About Martin Luther King, Jr.

    50 years after his death, we look back on King's legacy with these 10 vital reads. 

    by Catherine Phelan

    20 Influential Women in History You Need to Know About

    History

    20 Influential Women in History You Need to Know About

    Their influence and contributions are impossible to ignore.

    by Catherine Phelan

    On This Day: Sidney Poitier Was Born

    History

    On This Day: Sidney Poitier Was Born

    The iconic African-American actor turns 91 today.

    by Catherine Phelan

    On This Day: Rosa Parks Was Born

    History

    On This Day: Rosa Parks Was Born

    The woman who sparked the Montgomery bus boycotts was born in Tuskegee.

    by Catherine Phelan

    16 Great Biopic Movies You Can Stream Tonight

    History

    16 Great Biopic Movies You Can Stream Tonight

    History comes alive in these fascinating biopics.

    by Catherine Phelan

    <em>Clotilda</em>, Final Slave Ship to the United States, May Have Just Been Found off the Coast of Alabama

    History

    Clotilda, Final Slave Ship to the United States, May Have Just Been Found off the Coast of Alabama

    The schooner, lost since 1860, is the last confirmed ship that brought captives from Africa to the United States.

    by Catherine Phelan

    On This Day: Charles Darwin Publishes <em>On the Origin of Species</em>

    History

    On This Day: Charles Darwin Publishes On the Origin of Species

    The groundbreaking work changed scientific study forever.

    by Catherine Phelan

    11 Fascinating History Podcasts for Every Kind of History Obsessive

    History

    On This Day: The Beatles Release &quot;Love Me Do&quot;

    History

    On This Day: The Beatles Release "Love Me Do"

    The Fab Four's first single merely hinted at the musical revolution to come.

    by Catherine Phelan

    <em>The Vietnam War</em> Docu-Series Premieres on PBS This Weekend

    History

    The Vietnam War Docu-Series Premieres on PBS This Weekend

    Master documentarian Ken Burns takes on a story that is still struggling to be told.

    by Catherine Phelan

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