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Memorial For Emmett Till In Mississippi Destroyed — Again

Memorial For Emmett Till In Mississippi Destroyed — Again

Emmett Till's story was a rallying cry for civil rights activists after his 1955 murder. Now, his memorials are targets for racist vandalism.
Rare Photos Of The World’s Most Iconic Landmarks Before They Were Completed

Rare Photos Of The World’s Most Iconic Landmarks Before They Were Completed

A reminder that these larger-than-life landmarks were built by living, breathing humans.
The Zoot Suit Riots: When Fashion And Racism Erupted Into Violence

The Zoot Suit Riots: When Fashion And Racism Erupted Into Violence

Intense images of the 1943 clash between white servicemen and Mexican-American youths.
Body Of Salvador Dalí To Be Exhumed In Effort To Resolve Paternity Dispute

Body Of Salvador Dalí To Be Exhumed In Effort To Resolve Paternity Dispute

In an ongoing effort to resolve a paternity dispute, a Spanish court has recently OKed the exhumation of the surrealist painter's body.
Yukon Ho! 39 Photos From The Klondike Gold Rush

Yukon Ho! 39 Photos From The Klondike Gold Rush

Hard-livin' images of hope and despair.
25 Fun Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About P.T. Barnum

25 Fun Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About P.T. Barnum

Astounding facts as outlandish as Barnum's famous circus shows.
Preserved Medieval Sword Pulled Out Of Polish Bog

Preserved Medieval Sword Pulled Out Of Polish Bog

A construction worker recently stumbled across an incredibly well-preserved 600-year-old sword in a Polish swamp.
The Heroism And Heartache Of The Mexican Revolution, In Photos

The Heroism And Heartache Of The Mexican Revolution, In Photos

Powerful photos of fighters who chose to die standing rather than live on their knees.
This Week In History, June 18 – 24

This Week In History, June 18 – 24

A new Smithsonian documentary brings the truth about the U.S.' favorite indigenous American princess to light.
Amelia Earhart Searchers Hopeful As Bone-Sniffing Dogs Deployed On Pacific Island

Amelia Earhart Searchers Hopeful As Bone-Sniffing Dogs Deployed On Pacific Island

The remains of the famed pilot may finally see the light of the day thanks to a new expedition to the island where she may have crash landed.
The Bizarre Hanging Coffins Of China And The Philippines

The Bizarre Hanging Coffins Of China And The Philippines

Why did this ancient tradition begin?