The Original “Welfare Queen” Got Convicted. Then Other Women Were Made to Suffer for Her Crimes.
Trump’s “Baby Execution” Lie Is Disgusting, but It’s Also a Dangerously Effective Piece of Propaganda
The “Second KKK” of the 1920s Was Virulently Anti-Immigrant. And Their Rhetoric Sounds Disturbingly Familiar Today.
2018 Was the Year Historians Went Viral on Twitter. Here’s How They Made Their Fantastic Threads.
On the Centenary of the Armistice, We Should Remember World War I for What It Was—a Bloody Waste of Human Life
Robert Bowers Was Not the First to Scapegoat the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society. Government Officials Did It for Years.
The Far Right Is Claiming That Letter Bombs Are a “Liberal Tactic.” But History Shows Equal-Opportunity Terrorism.
The Proud Boys’ Acceptance at a Fancy Republican Club Looks a Lot Like the Courtship Between Conservatives and Fascists Before WWII
Why Do Inmates Fight Wildfires for Dollars a Day? The Origins of Prison Slavery in America.
What One Historian Learned About Believing 19th-Century Women in the Age of #MeToo
We’re Never Going to Get Our “Have You No Sense of Decency, Sir?” Moment—Because That Moment Isn’t Quite What We Remember
America Has Perfected the Art of Pretending It Isn’t Discriminating in the Name of National Security
Kanye’s Brand of “Freethinking” Has a Long, Awful History
Our Failure to Understand White Power as a Broader Social Movement Has Prevented Us From Fighting It
The Reagan-Era Immigration Battle That Took Place During the Statue of Liberty’s 100th Birthday
We’ve Been Having the Same Absurd Partisan Debate Over the “Rationality” of Teen Activism Since the Civil Rights Era
Anti-Immigrant Sentiment and Fake Nutrition Science Killed Savory Thanksgiving Pudding
The Nov. 4 Conspiracy Theory About Antifa Has Some Scary Historical Echoes
What Can the Nazis’ Obsession With the Supernatural Teach Us About Life in Our Own Post-Truth Times?
One Alternative to Tearing Down Confederate Monuments: Creatively Repurposing Them