Tension Over Desegregation Reached Its Peak During the Ole Miss Riot

President John F. Kennedy and the state of Mississippi were locked in a fierce battle over civil rights.

Why Do We Celebrate Black History Month?

Let's delve into the meaning behind this month-long observance.

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The 8 Best Drunk History Episodes

A funny, irreverent series you won't regret binging.

The Best History Books of 2021

Illuminating tales of the past you won't want to miss.

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell Has Died at Age 84

He was the first Black man to hold the position, amid a long and impactful career as a soldier and statesman.

14 Back-to-School Books That Will Inspire Readers of All Ages

These stories of overcoming challenges and prejudices will make any reader think fondly of their school days—past, present or future.

Yasuke, the African Samurai

A mysterious dark-skinned warrior rose to prominence in 16th-century Japan.

8 Eye-Opening Books About the Underground Railroad

Discover in-depth accounts about the escape routes taken by enslaved African Americans.

16 Books to Read for Black History Month

From great triumphs to continuing struggles, learn more about African American history with these books.

16 Books About MLK That Reveal the Man Behind the Civil Rights Icon

Over 90 years after his birth, we look back on King's legacy with these vital reads.

The Incredible Story of the Harlem Hellfighters, WWI's Staunch Infantry Heroes

The men who were the Harlem Hellfighters were brave, courageous, and true.

10 African American History Books Every American Should Read

Meet extraordinary individuals; explore communities; deepen your understanding of America.

The Extraordinary Life of Eugene Bullard, the First African American Military Pilot

After facing racism in America, Bullard made a home in France, where he became the first African American military pilot during World War I.

6 Illuminating Books About the Reconstruction Era

Explore how the most violent conflict in American history led to a defining period for the country, and its influence on our current era.

Stagecoach Mary: The Postal Worker Who Became A Legend of the Wild West

The first African American female postal worker was renowned for more than her groundbreaking status.