Racism

    SMART NEWSSubjected to Painful Experiments and Forgotten, Enslaved ‘Mothers of Gynecology’ Are Honored With New MonumentThe statues acknowledge the suffering of bondswomen overshadowed by the white doctor who operated on them without their con...
    HISTORYThe Black WWII Soldiers Who Spirited Supplies to the Allied Front LineThe Red Ball Express’ truck drivers and cargo loaders moved more than 400,000 tons of ammo, gas, medicine and rations between August and November 1944The Red Ball Expr...
    SMART NEWSJapanese American Incarceration Camp in Colorado Receives Federal ProtectionThe Granada Relocation Center, also known as Amache, grew to become the state’s tenth largest city at its peak during World War IIToday, Amache is mostly barr...
    These men, who had sacrificed so much for the country, faced racist attacks in 1946 as they laid the groundwork for the civil rights movement to comeIn 1946, Lynwood Shull, police chief of Batesburg, South Carolina, brutally blinded U.S. Army veteran...
    In the 1960s, construction of four federal highways brought the rebuilt neighborhood of Greenwood’s prosperity to an abrupt endA few short years after the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, Greenwood’s homes and businesses came back. This photograph sh...