By Henry Louis Gates Jr. 9 min read
Author and professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. reveals the little-known improvisation of Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' speech.
By Bryce Bauer 7 min read
Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are only the latest poles on the populism spectrum, a movement that first took shape in America in the 1890s.
By Kate Schatz 7 min read
Kate Schatz, author of Rad Women Worldwide, on why the inspiring story of Sophie Scholl and The White Rose standing up to Adolf Hitler matters today.
By Keith Rice 4 min read
At a time when the national dialogue is consumed and divided by politics more than ever, books are rising to the forefront of the conversation.
By Lauren LeBlanc 6 min read
The work of resistance is never a fixed, quantifiable event. Its impact ripples onward without end, as these books illustrate.
By Jennie Yabroff 8 min read
Thoreau was much more than a benign nature lover. He was an abolitionist, a political activist, and a believer in the unseen forces that moved the universe.