Inside Chicago’s Chilling History Of Racism, From Firebombings To KKK Rallies To Nazi Marches
Martin Luther King Jr. once called Chicago the most racist city in America. Here's the long history that proves him right.
Inside The Anti-Civil Rights Movement That Drew Support From Boston To San Francisco To Montgomery
While many Americans are taught that the civil rights movement was localized in the South in the 1950s and '60s, the reality is that the struggle was brutal all over the country.
Inside The Horrifying Death Of Princess Diana And The Conspiracy Theories Behind It
Princess Diana was killed in a car crash while trying to escape paparazzi, but some people think it was no accident.
The Death Of Anne Boleyn, The First Queen Of England To Be Executed
King Henry VIII lusted after Anne Boleyn for nine years before divorcing his first wife to marry her — then had her executed three years later.
44 Photos From The Anti-Civil Rights Movement That United Most Of White America In The 1960s
As the civil rights movement brought attention to Black Americans' struggle for equality, whites across the country launched a brutal counter-movement.
Inside The Molly Maguires, The Secret Society That Fought Bloody Battles For Workers’ Rights In The 1800s
When mine owners cut wages in 1870s Pennsylvania, the Molly Maguires fought back. But with a private military on their side, the mine owners ultimately won what would become the first labor war in U.S. history.
How Catherine Parr Survived Being Married To Henry VIII After He Beheaded Two Former Wives
Catherine Parr became Queen of England after marrying King Henry VIII in 1543. Luckily, she knew exactly what she was getting herself into.
How Congressman Daniel Sickles Admitted To Killing His Wife’s Lover And Got Away With It
Before he became a Civil War general, Congressman Dan E. Sickles' scandalous murder trial changed our legal system forever.
A Blonde Bombshell, A Satanic Curse, And Rumors Of Decapitation: The Tragic Story Of Jayne Mansfield’s Death
It's falsely believed that Jayne Mansfield died when she was beheaded in a fatal 1967 car accident, but the truth is even grislier — and much sadder.
Meet J. Marion Sims, The ‘Father Of Modern Gynecology’ Who Experimented On Slaves
In the 1840s, Dr. James Marion Sims perfected his surgical skills by operating on enslaved black women without anesthesia.
Inside Sam Cooke’s Death: How The King Of Soul Was Gunned Down In A Seedy Motel
Sam Cooke was shot and killed in what police ruled a "justifiable homicide," but those closest to him called foul play.