Portland Mayor Neal Dow helped spark Prohibition 70 years before the ratification of the 18th Amendment.
18-year-old Emma González from Parkland, Florida, is unafraid of challenging the biggest powers in American politics.
With the march approaching in the summer of 1963, some of the most powerful men in America tried to take it, and its organizer, down.
Would Dr. King be kneeling next to Colin Kaepernick today?
Heezy Yang and his colleagues are fighting against an aggressive Christian resistance.
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An online defamation law may be silencing free speech — or minimizing the ill effects of social media.
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Gazbubu Babaiarova, who lived through a kidnapping herself, is fighting to end her country’s outdated tradition.
James Forten was not only exceedingly wealthy, he helped galvanize America’s anti-slavery movement.
A few years before the Southern states seceded from the Union, abolitionists were pushing the North to do the same.
Shortly before his death in 1910, Leo Tolstoy corresponded with another giant of history and man of peace.