American History

 Should A Racist Grade Your Papers? Students Discover White Supremacists Teaching At Their Universities

Whenever I see KKK rallies or Skinheads marching, instead of hate, I am always filled with a sense of curiosity. What do white supremacists do when …


After Vietnam War, Here’s What Happened When A U.S. Army Intel Officer Returned To Track Down An Enemy Spy

A U.S. Army intel officer returns to Vietnam, chasing the enemy spymaster who beat him, hoping to learn more about why America lost the war.

Military History

The Implosion of White Supremacy; Stay on Code

An essay governing actions of Black Americans during this critical time as the Melanoid Nation Family works to strategically destroy systematic …


Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap by Smithsonian Institution

Make #HipHopHistory with a landmark collection of music, stunning visuals, and powerful stories collected in a 300-page book and 9 CDs.


White House debates presidential visit to demilitarized zone along North Korean border |

It has become the ultimate symbol of American resolve against the threat of North Korea: a visit by the U.S. commander in chief to "freedom's …

North Korea

John McCain's abstract America

John McCain is being applauded for delivering a fiery speech denouncing "half-baked, spurious nationalism" as he accepted the National Constitution …

John McCain

Carmody Groarke creates cave-like space to showcase Designs of the Year nominees

For this year's Designs of the Year exhibition, London architecture studio Carmody Groarke has created a cave-like interior made from sprayed paper …


Healthy hogs for a healthy nation

<i>Antibodies are always looking out for us, and this week we're taking a closer look at them. This is the fourth post in our Antibodies Week series.</i> …

Public Health

Kansas Statehood Bill

Description<p>The journey to statehood for Kansas was entwined with slavery, and in particular, the issue of whether new territories and states would …

U.S. House of Representatives

Court sides with humanists, rules 92-year-old cross commemorating World War I violates Constitution

A federal appeals court on Wednesday ruled that a 92-year-old cross commemorating fallen World War I soldiers violates the U.S. Constitution, The Associated Press reported.<p>The 4th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, said the 40-foot tall Bladensburg cross — located on a Maryland …

Conservative View

John McCain: Donald Trump Taking Country Down Path That Led U.S. To World War II | Deadline

President Donald Trump is taking the country down the same path that led to U.S. entry into World War II, Sen. John McCain warned today, spelling it …

Entertainment Industry

These Never-Before-Seen Photos From "The New York Times" Offer a New Glimpse Into African-American History

There are about 10 million prints in the picture library of <i>The New York Times</i>, with anywhere from 60 million to 400 million photo negatives. …

Black History

Livery at the White House

Main Content<p>On Saturday, October 24, 1903, the sensationalist <i>New York World</i> reported that President Theodore Roosevelt’s secretary, William Loeb Jr., …

White House staff

F1 Returns To Texas For U.S. Grand Prix Amid American Revolution

1,545<p>The Formula One world typically looks forward to the United States Grand Prix because Circuit of the Americas is known for producing exciting …

Formula One

A lookback: How Filipinos dealt with racism in American history

Watch also in iWantv or<p>There was no warm welcome for Filipinos when they first set foot in America. This report takes a look at how Filipinos …


Smithsonian Details, Seeks Funding for Massive Hip-Hop Box Set

Hip-hop community, National Museum of African American History and Culture plan to trace "musical revolution" on nine-disc compilation<p>The Smithsonian …


Trotting Horse Weathervane


The Moral Case for Draft Resistance

On Monday, Oct. 16, 1967, Americans gathered by the thousands in cities and on campuses all over the country for the first “Stop the Draft” week. On the steps of federal buildings, city halls and university buildings, hundreds of young men protested the Vietnam War by turning in their draft cards — …


Ben Shapiro’s Suspected White Supremacist Site The Daily Wire Cries Foul After Years Of Anti-Black Woman Insults

Suspected white supremacist Ben Shapiro who runs the anti-Black propaganda blog The Daily Wire put out a story this week denouncing criticism of the …


Hiker rescues rooster on Appalachian Trail, carries him 42 miles to safety

You might call this fluffy guy here the cluckiest rooster on earth.<p>Heather Bolint was not expecting to rescue a rooster while fulfilling her lifelong dream of hiking the Appalachian Trail. The rooster also couldn't have expected he'd find himself the absolute perfect rescuer.<p>Bolint is an animal …

Appalachian Trail

From Wannabe Redcoat to Rebel: George Washington’s Journey to Revolution

From the ministry’s point of view, affairs in America really were quite appalling. The unpardonable brashness of a cocksure young provincial had …

European History

Riddle of the American Civil War veterans buried in Newcastle graveyards

The American Civil War. Despite taking place 150 years ago on a distant continent, it remains one of history’s most evocative episodes.<p>The bitter …


Beyond Monuments: African Americans Contesting Civil War Memory

As monuments to white supremacists, slavery-defenders, and Confederate leaders continue to be torn down by politicians or by the people’s force, the …

Black History

Purged Away with Blood

John Brown launched his war against slavery at Harpers Ferry.<p>Brown’s war was not a conventional war. It did not engage army against army. It did not …

American Civil War

The 20 most popular hotels in Washington, D.C.

Westin Hotels and Resorts, part of the Marriott International family of brands, is highly in demand in the Washington, D.C. area, according to Expedia.<p>Three of its properties landed the top spots in Expedia’s list of most in demand hotels in the nation’s capital.<p>The Westin Washington, D.C. City …

News (U.S.)

Episode 156: The Power of the Press in the American Revolution - Ben Franklin's World

How did Americans find out about the Revolution?<p>What effect did printed materials like newspapers, pamphlets, and books have on shaping the debate …

American Revolution

The Tired ‘But Pence Might Be Worse’ Argument

One major advantage that President Trump enjoys is that while he has vehement critics on both the left and on the right, it is unlikely the two …

Virginia State Police

Plague hits Mouse Town, USA!

<i>Antibodies are always looking out for us, and this week we're taking a closer look at them. Antibody-based tests, vaccines, and drugs have</i> …

Public Health

Tufts Project Maps The Landmarks Of Black Boston

Support the news<p>Boston is a city rich in American history. Tourists come here to explore the city's central role in some of the United States’ …

Black History

2017 IDA Documentary Awards Nominees Announced, Including ‘Icarus,’ ‘The Keepers,’ and ‘The Vietnam War’

The 33rd edition of the annual ceremony will take place Saturday, December 9 at the Paramount Theatre in Los Angeles.<p>The International Documentary …

Award Shows