This song, endowed with its deep history of Black pride, speaks to the universal human condition.
Consider the initial meeting of Arawaks and Europeans through a fresh, critical lens.
Participating in society in ways like volunteering or voting provides some surprising health benefits.
How might students in the future learn about the pivotal year of 2020? Read one historian’s chapter, written when the year was only half over.
A century and a half after emancipation, Black Americans face economic challenges that have only been exacerbated by a global pandemic.
William Shakespeare penned some of the most famous lines in the English language, which is exactly why spelling reformers are starting with Hamlet.
Around the globe and regardless of politics, men are less likely than women to wear facial coverings during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read about some of the reasons for this disparity.
Are Americans living in a new gilded age? See what the numbers say.
Click on this link to read about an Egyptian political activist’s experience becoming an American citizen and his ongoing fight for democratic ideals.
Panic buying? Hoarding toilet paper? This article explores the different ways people have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Culture shock is something many people in foreign countries experience. It refers to the anxiety and feelings (of surprise, disorientation, uncertainty, confusion and so on) felt when people have to operate within a different and unknown cultural or social environment.
In the fight between talent and hard work, hard work usually wins.
A detailed timeline of how the Franks were caught, and the circumstances around their arrest.
More and more people feel as if adulthood “really” starts much later than age 18.
Some interesting things happen in our brain when we feel fear, which may explain why some of us choose to seek it.
How can relationships between law enforcement and communities begin to improve? Watch as author Dwayne Bryant offers his perspective.
Café owners in Uganda encourage their customers to learn sign language to interact with their staff. Choose the Quick Read text option to get the basic story or the Deep Read text option for more details.
A slave ship’s logbook was recently found and sent to Georgetown University for preservation. Its record of enslaved lives lost during the ship’s voyage is both tragic and telling.
The recently released Mulan movie is actually based on an ancient ballad. Many debate whether this ballad is fact or fiction…
Want to know more about the extraordinary Ruth Bader Ginsburg? Read through this list of fast facts revealing some of the important work she accomplished during her career.