This skull-measuring quack believed women are no smarter than gorillas. So why do his 19th-century ideas still influence education policy?
The astonishing legal record of a village in ancient Egypt shows that men using their power to hurt women is a tale as old as time.
A whistleblower puts his life on the line to defy Soviet aggression. Sixty years later, this forgotten story of subterfuge, smears and suspicious death has never felt more timely.
Fed up with the crooked local machine, GIs took to the streets with rifles and ran them out of town.
In 1945, a chain-smoking surgeon, a deaf female doctor, and a self-taught African-American lab tech developed a risky procedure that revolutionized medicine.
Major Robert Lawrence was trained by the Air Force in an elite Cold War-era program. This is why you've never heard of him.
In 1912, female acrobats, equestrians and weightlifters took on a new high-wire act: fighting for their right to vote.
In 1939, Tiger Jack Fox got his first and only shot at the title, and lost it thanks to black magic, a woman with a razor blade, and a manager with a knack for hypnosis.
The long-delayed trial of the KKK bomber meant white southerners like me—and my aunt, who was on the jury—could no longer ignore the evil around us.
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