Slate Writers Predict the End of Game of Thrones
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A Pulled Ancestry.com Ad on Interracial Love During Slavery Sells a Rosy View of Racial History
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Luke Perry’s Riverdale Role Made Him a Sex Symbol All Over Again
Did We Forget to Memorialize Spanish Flu Because Women Were the Heroes?
Female Slaveholders Were Once Viewed as an Anomaly. But New Research Reveals They Were Numerous, Greedy, and Brutal.
Fox News Rejected an Ad for an Oscar-Nominated Documentary About American Nazis. Watch It Here.
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A New Project Will Have Black Students Look for Racist Imagery in Politicians’ Yearbooks
Were Pinkerton Agents Violent Enforcers for Capitalism or Virtuous Protectors of American Values?
The Troubling Thing About the “Fit Mom” Instagram Community
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The “Second KKK” of the 1920s Was Virulently Anti-Immigrant. And Their Rhetoric Sounds Disturbingly Familiar Today.