A historian marks the 200th birthday of a fearless conductor of the Underground Railroad with a visit to her birthplace, only to learn how climate change is washing away memories of “the ultimate outdoors woman.”
The long-awaited successor to the Hubble Space Telescope is scheduled to launch in December. But the NASA official for whom it is named has been accused of homophobia.
State and federal officials announced on Tuesday that they had located the site of the Maryland cabin where the Underground Railroad conductor lived as a young adult.
Harriet Tubman, Frances Seward and Martha Wright shared a political cause and residency in Auburn, N.Y. “The Agitators,” by Dorothy Wickenden, tells the story of their joint crusade.
Women’s suffrage is the story of a political revolution — with all sorts of parallels to today.
What if the people who appeared on our $5, $10 and $100 bills weren’t just (mostly) dead former presidents?
Monticello is shrine enough for a man who wrote that “all men are created equal” and yet never did much to make those words come true.
Some Black Americans never considered buying a gun. Until now.