more in: Civil Rights
Leadership in the Old Dominion is reeling amid blackface scandals and a sexual assault allegation.
Luis Sandino is at the vanguard of Nicaraguan refugees organizing against the regime from Costa Rica.
Nearly 400,000 proud African-Americans served a country in World War I that was incapable of honoring their service.
- Politics & Power
As part of OZY’s ongoing Ground Game coverage of the midterms, we interviewed voters across the country in the toughest races.
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.
Shortly before his death in 1910, Leo Tolstoy corresponded with another giant of history and man of peace.
Harrold Carswell looked likely to be confirmed to a SCOTUS seat in 1970 … until some very persuasive women made their case.
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.
The Montgomery bus boycott launched the American civil rights movement, and these women helped launch Montgomery.
Would Dr. King be kneeling next to Colin Kaepernick today?
- Rising Stars
Former DJ Larry Olomoofe plans to take a page from America’s Civil Rights Movement to get justice for Black people in Europe.