Juneteenth: The Celebration Of African-American Emancipation From Slavery
On June 19, 1865, slavery officially ended in Texas. Now, we commemorate every "Juneteenth" with celebrations of freedom.
‘You Don’t Treat Dogs That Way’: The Horrifying Story Of The Tuskegee Experiment
For 40 years, the U.S. government doctors behind the Tuskegee experiment tricked African-American men with syphilis into thinking they were getting free treatment — but gave them no treatment at all.
Untrained, Unprepared, Yet Unremitting: 33 Photos Of How A Band Of Farmers Won The Cuban Revolution
To overthrow President Batista's tyrannical government, Fidel Castro led a band of guerilla farmers in the Cuban Revolution — and was successful.
Chang And Eng Bunker: The Strange Story Of The Original Siamese Twins
Chang and Eng Bunker were the original Siamese twins who wanted to live ordinary lives after touring as freak-show attractions for years. But considering they were connected at the liver, this could never truly be.
The Complicated Life Of Erwin Rommel, Anti-Semite, Nazi General, And Attempted Hitler Assassin
Adolf Hitler literally trusted Erwin Rommel, the "Desert Fox," with his life. He never could have expected that in 1944, Rommel would join a conspiracy to assassinate him.
33 Photos Of Life Inside The Creepy Confines Of Warren Jeffs’ Fundamentalist Mormon Cult
Warren Jeffs was the prophet and president of a polygamist Mormon sect known as the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints — until he was convicted and sentenced to life for child sexual assault.
Linda Kasabian Was Charles Manson’s Lover Until She Brought The Whole Manson Family To Justice
This is the story of Linda Kasabian, who was the Manson Family's getaway driver, though she would ultimately be the woman responsible for Charles Manson's downfall.
Ivar The Boneless: The Crippled Viking Leader Who Led The Most Brutal Invasion Of England
Despite his mythic handicap, Ivar the Boneless a.k.a. Ivar Ragnarsson was the most fearsome Viking of his time and conquered England with his heathen army.
40 Photos Of The Million-Plus Forgotten Africans Forced To Fight In World War II
"In those days, we were very loyal Brits - stupid as that may sound. We were brainwashed into being little brown Britishers."
The True Story Of The Unlikely Friendship Between Queen Victoria And Her Indian Servant, Abdul Karim
The friendship that blossomed between Queen Victoria and Abdul Karim scandalized the royal court, which tried to erase Karim from history once the Queen died.
Meet The Picts: The Ancient Blue Wildmen Who Protected Scotland From The Roman Empire
Much of what we know about the Picts comes from the Romans, who praised the military prowess of these ancient Scots.