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50 dead in gay nightclub shooting, worst in US history Friends and family members embrace outside the Orlando Police Headquarters during the investigation ... - Steve Nesius/Reuters

American slaves' Christmas was a respite from bondage – and a reinforcement of it

Slaves were allowed to dance, feast and visit family on other plantations. But this revelry preceded ‘hiring day’, when families could be torn apart, by just a week

The Battle of Adwa, in which Ethiopian forces under Emperor Menelik II united to defeat an invading force of Italian troops, was one of the most significant turning points in the history of modern Africa. It occurred, in 1896, when the “colonial era” was well advanced on the African continent, and it served notice that Africa was not just there “for the taking” by European powers.

The Police Told Her To Report Her Rape, Then Arrested Her For Lying

The Police Told Her To Report Her Rape, Then Arrested Her For Lying --- Lara…

The 50 Most Powerful Pictures In American History

July 22, 1975 — “Fire on Marlborough Street” | The 50 Most Powerful Pictures In American History