The Emancipation Proclamation did not end racial oppression. Read the Introduction and Background on this web site to learn how African Americans continued to fight for equal rights.
Being frightened can feel stressful, agonizing, or even exciting. But does it serve a purpose? This article explains how fear has helped humans survive and thrive.
Even before computers made it easy, people have tampered with photographs. On this web site, you can examine an image from the Civil War and learn how experts determined it was fake.
In this video clip from the nightly news, a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor takes the stage to share the music he played for fellow concentration camp prisoners.
What are the hopes and fears someone has when she writes a book about her culture and family? In this interview, the author of The Latehomecomer discusses this question and more.
Stephen King is one of the world’s most prolific and popular writers of horror stories. He’s also famous for his book On Writing, which contains writing advice. This article shares one of his tips.
Teenagers are ready for more responsibility, but that doesn’t mean they function like adults. Listen to or read the transcript of this short radio story on the way adolescent brains are still developing.
Some students in South Carolina trained to be tour guides for a traveling exhibit put together by the Anne Frank House Museum. This article and short video show how the experience inspired them.