Charleston’s Hidden History of Civil Rights Demonstrations

Adapted by Christen Thompson, Editorial Director and Charleston Resident. In the days following the June 2015 shooting at...

Houston Rallies: A Short History

Houston, Texas, that sprawling, noisy, ambitious city on the Gulf Coast has had some epic rallies since its founding in 1836. But...

The Rice Family and Napa’s Hidden History of Resistance

Napa Valley is known for its wine and winemakers, but just beneath the fertile soil lies another, more complex version of...

Birmingham’s Foot Soldiers for Justice

A tribute to foot soldiers in the Birmingham movement is on the plaque and in the scene depicted in this sculpture...

Lafayette Park’s Long History of Protests

Situated just a short walk from the White House Lawn, Lafayette Square is surrounded by landmarks and steeped in a fascinating history...

Science Vs. Religion: The Scopes Monkey Trial

Do you believe scientists? It’s a hot topic lately as we grapple with a global pandemic. Strangely, Americans have a long tradition...