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Radhabinod Pal turned the tables in the war crimes tribunal he served on to attack European colonialism.
The Ogle-Ins are a nearly forgotten form of resistance, where men were suddenly the objects, not the subjects.
In 1818, “untouchables” joined forces with British colonizers. Their victory has become an assertion of pride for India’s marginalized Dalit community.
Roxelana — aka Hurrem Sultan — burst through the Muslim empire’s glass ceiling.
This festival helped improve Magic City’s economy and became one of college football’s greatest traditions.
From the 1940s to the ’70s, the Miss Subways beauty competition featured everyday working women in New York City subway cars.
It ran for just two years in the early 1920s, but The Brownies’ Book altered the landscape of Black children’s literature.
Before the MTA and the automobile, philosopher Blaise Pascal created the concept … of the bus.
The dreidel became a staple of this Jewish holiday through cultural assimilation, which the Maccabees probably wouldn’t have been thrilled about.
Darby Crash, in the chaos and muck of L.A. punk, plotted out how he was going to die. And even that went wrong.
How did a mystery man become the world’s most wanted criminal? A deep dive into the dark chronicles of Charles Sobhraj is a good place to start.
Race, class, crime, busing and the Boston Mob made for a heady Irish stew in the dog days of summer ’74.