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Tom Crosslin fought for the legalization of marijuana, but the ambitious pot advocate and his life partner were gunned down in Michigan long before his dreams came true.
The “great cattle killing” of 1856 remains one of the most controversial — and devastating — episodes in South African history.
Barbara Jordan paved the way for women like Sen. Kamala Harris and Stacey Abrams.
A Missouri debacle almost two decades ago helped start the voter purging concerns shaping elections from Kansas to Georgia.
Even this isolated nation decided to dance, jive and have the time of their life with Sweden’s most fabulous foursome.
Carlota was an enslaved woman who helped organize a rebellion in 1843 that served as a precursor to Castro’s socialist revolution.
Abraham Lincoln had to deal with his fair share of “fake news” during the Civil War, but should this embolden Donald Trump?
Just before the presidential debate between President Jimmy Carter and challenger Ronald Reagan in 1980, the Reagan campaign received an unexpected boost.
Martin Luther King Jr., Gandhi and other leaders not only likely battled manic-depression — they may also have benefitted from it.
Donald Trump is not the first American president to value loyalty. There are just different motivations behind it.
James Forten was not only exceedingly wealthy, he helped galvanize America’s anti-slavery movement.
In 1857, a newly elected American president conspired behind the scenes with the Supreme Court to produce perhaps the worst decision in its history.