The 'Clotilda,' the Last Known Slave Ship to Arrive in the U.S., Is Found
The discovery carries intense, personal meaning for an Alabama community of descendants of the ship's survivors.
Want to Save the Humanities? Make College Free
It's time to shift the social contract of education away from short-term job training toward long-term development.
Betsy DeVos Wants to Resurrect an Old — and Failed — Model of Public Education
Government-funded schools evolved from a broader system of public education that couldn't provide what students needed.
Made by History
Charleston-Area Residents Remember the First Time They Ate in White-Owned Restaurants
Their experiences help explain why segregated spaces persist in Charleston's restaurants today.
Post and Courier
‘Orientalism,’ Then and Now
Edward Said's Orientalism is still with us forty years after his influential book’s publication, but it is not the same as it was.
New York Review of Books
The Mob Violence of the Red Summer
In 1919, a brutal outburst of mob violence was directed against African Americans across the United States. White, uniformed servicemen led the charge.
This Gen X Mess
The tech, music, style, books, trends, rules, films and pills that made Gen X so... so-so.
New York Times
Muslims of Early America
Muslims came to America more than a century before Protestants, and in great numbers. How was their history forgotten?
Simply Elegant, Morse Code Marks 175 Years and Counting
The code has undergone minor changes since its creation, but its use persists to this day.
Introducing the Brand-New Historic District
A company hopes its construction of a Historic District will satisfy those who are upset with its demolition of historic sites.
The New Yorker
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