John Brown, the abolitionist firebrand, remains a potent figure in the United States’ febrile politics of race.
The pioneer of the British civil rights movement is no less significant than his American counterparts.
How an individual act of resistance in 1850s’ New York led to the desegregation of the city’s transit system.
Nat Turner, leader of one of the most significant rebellions in the antebellum South, was born on 2 October 1800.
How the Nazi persecution of Jews shaped the African-American freedom struggle.
The untold story of African-Americans’ civil cases in the segregated South.
The Sexual Offences Act of 1967 was not the great step forward it is sometimes purported to be.
European power in the New World was established with the help of aggressive and intimidating dogs, specially bred for the purpose. And, as Tyler D. Parry reveals, the long history of canine violence against minority groups is still being written.
Henry Kamen describes the apotheosis of emancipated Russian womanhood.
Throughout the nineteenth century, and well into the twentieth, writes Robert G. Weisbord, the idea of a return to Africa stirred the imagination of Negro leaders in the United States.