Kara Brand is a recent graduate of Lafayette College, where she studied Government and Law and worked for her college’s Writing Program and its Office of Sustainability. She loves reading and going to the beach, which conveniently make a great combination. In her free time, she also likes skiing, going on runs, and hanging out with her friends and family.
From great triumphs to continuing struggles, learn more about African American history with these books.
The new Showtime series The First Lady has piqued our interest in the lives of these remarkable women.
A picture is worth a thousand words.
Researchers can now read "locked" letters without opening them.
A newly public kind of reign led Queen Victoria to face—and survive—8 assassination attempts.
Boris Volodarsky’s riveting account sheds lights on the Kremlin’s history of poisoning enemies.
Roosevelt led the United States through some of its most trying decades.
Every American knows about the tossed tea that sparked a revolution—but there's more to this story than what you learned in third grade.
Deepen your understanding of history.
Discover the holiday's centuries-in-the-making history.
Reflecting on their own lives, these autobiographies offer a unique look into the leaders of the United States.
Hit rewind with the year's most engaging podcasts.
In October 1943, 300 Jewish prisoners escaped the heavily guarded walls of the Sobibor extermination camp.
These less widely read World War II stories offer readers a meaningful and moving look into the global conflict.
Evans was known for sharing groundbreaking stories.
With personal accounts, Challenger: The Final Flight offers new insight into the Challenger disaster.