Sterlin Harjo is a filmmaker and a member of the Seminole and Creek nations in his home state of Oklahoma. He is the director of two feature films, Four Sheets to the Wind and Barking Water. Both films premiered at the Sundance film festival, and both portray Harjo’s background through fictional narrative. For his newest… MORE
César Chávez is well-known as a symbol of the rights of migrant labor and as an inspirational figure within the Hispanic community. He organized the United Farm Workers, which was a union dedicated to migrant, largely Hispanic labor, and was able to achieve major gains on behalf of these workers. In 2011, President Obama declared… MORE
On his podcast The Memory Palace, Nate DiMeo tells history in stories that are touching, revealing, emotional, and small.
On August 13th, 1942, Judge Robert Baltzell sentenced the American writer and far-Right activist William Dudley Pelley to fifteen years in prison. His crime was aiding the German war effort and planting seeds of sedition among American troops. The jury at the trial deliberated for only three hours before finding Pelley guilty primarily through a… MORE