The First March On Washington Was An 1894 Protest By The Unemployed Called Coxey’s Army
Jacob Coxey's Army of 500 unemployed citizens marched on Washington D.C. to protest a crippling 1894 depression. Though they failed, they set a national precedent that lasts to this day.
How A Jewish Mobster Became The Leader Of A Nazi-Punching Gang On The Brink Of World War II
In 1936, New York congressman Nathan Perlman asked Jewish mob boss Meyer Lansky to intimidate Nazi sympathizers across the city. The mafioso even did it for free.
In 1969, The FBI And Chicago Police Conspired To Murder Fred Hampton
FBI Chief J. Edgar Hoover himself orchestrated the hit alongside Chicago police to silence the 21-year-old activist's fight for justice in his community.
Occupation Of Alcatraz: When Native American Demonstrators Took Over ‘The Rock’
During the 1969-1971 occupation of Alcatraz, Native American demonstrators took control of the former prison in protest of government abuses.
“The Next Best Thing To Hell”: The Story Of The Worst Mass Execution In American History
“If you strike at them they will all turn on you and devour you and your women and little children,” the Dakota chief warned before the uprising that led to the slaughter. He was right.