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African Europeans

Conventional wisdom holds that Africans are only a recent presence in Europe. But in African Europeans, renowned…

Black Panther Party

A nuanced, accessible history of the Black Panther Party.

White Freedom

America, a nation founded on the principle of liberty, is also a nation built on African slavery, Native American…


Explores the concept of land ownership and how it has shaped history, examining how people fight over, steward, and…

Robert E. Lee and Me

In a forceful but humane narrative, former soldier and head of the West Point history department Ty Seidule's Robert E.…

Four Lost Cities

Investigating across the centuries, Newitz explores the rise and fall of four ancient cities: the Neolithic site of…

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