The history of black slavery in Brazil has largely been told from the perspective of the colonizers, not the enslaved.
Historian Finds Magna Carta in a Victorian Scrapbook
Imagine holding a copy of the Magna Carta, folding it up, and forgetting about it.
Restoration of Civil Rights Landmarks Included in Obama’s FY16 Budget
A $50 million restoration of sites associated with the Civil Rights Movement is included in President Obama’s fiscal year 2016 budget, released Monday.
Flash Back to 1991 with Access to the First US Website
Now you can go back to where the World Wide Web started in the United States with the country’s first website. Launched in December of 1991, the website for the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory had little more than text and a few links.
The Spectacle of War in Woodblock Prints
When late 19th-century Japan fought China for control over Korea in what became known as the First Sino-Japanese War, its explosive naval and land battles offered printmakers sensational, politically gripping new subject matter.
Two Time Capsules Opened After More Than a Century
The two oldest known and unopened time capsules were unsealed last week, one in New York and the other in Boston.