Source: The Art Newspaper
With the 30th anniversary of the Chinese Tiananmen Square protest and massacre approaching, photojournalist Liu Heung Shing reflects on his experiences documenting the events as they unfolded.
Source: BBC News
This article details the life of people in Albania impacted by generations-long “blood feuds.”
Why is Anne Frank’s diary so popular, over 7 decades after it was written? What makes it different from other books written during or about the Holocaust? It turns out it’s a lot more than just a diary.
An enslaved man named Robert Smalls went undercover for one of the most daring escapes of all time. Find out how he saved himself and saved dozens of other enslaved people as well!
Source: The New York Times
The author of this opinion piece, whose family fled Nicaragua when she was a child to escape a tyrannical regime, believes her home country has once again fallen into the hands of a dictator.
Maybe the infamous Trojan Horse wasn’t real, but it could have inspired actual methods used during the Trojan War.
Source: AP News
Hundreds of people gather to pray as the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is engulfed in flames.
Source: Great Big Story
Would you volunteer to eat a dinner you knew was poisoned? That was exactly what a group of 12 volunteers did in the early 1900s. Watch the video to learn more about what they ate and how this influenced the food we eat today.
Source: Mental Floss
Abigail Adams’s letter writing is well-known, but did you know she loved dogs and hated Alexander Hamilton? Read the article to learn more about the celebrated First Lady.
Source: Miami Herald
The genocide of millions of Native Americans cooled the Earth and had devastating consequences all over the world. This article explains the profound effects people had on the Earth’s climate before modern times.