New documentary tells the story of a Black and LGBTQ thinker who helped lay the legal groundwork for fighting gender- and race-based discrimination
Created by artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg, the installation covers the National Mall in white pennants featuring handwritten dedications to the dead
Rasha Alqahtani, an 18-year-old from Saudi Arabia, is determined to help her peers learn about their anxiety—in the wildly popular setting of 'Minecraft'
A New Summer Tradition, a Three-Week 'Civic Season,' Asks Americans to Reflect on the Past and Future
Museums are inviting Americans to embrace the national story from its sins to its successes as a stepping stone towards a better future
As the U.S. anticipates a vaccinated summer, historians say measuring the impact of the 1918 influenza on the uproarious decade that followed is tricky
Unidentified criminals wrote "white power" and obscenities over thousand-year-old Indigenous markings on "Birthing Rock" in Moab
A new book from Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson offers an incisive portrait of the gene editing field that is changing modern medicine
A scattered and underfunded effort at genomic sequencing has hindered the country’s ability to detect different forms of the virus
The blockbuster saw the superhero working as a museum anthropologist. But how accurate was its depiction of the Institution at the time?
Members of the newest and smallest branch of the military, which turned one this December, will now be known as 'Guardians'
The charismatic congresswoman from Queens forged a path for women in American politics
Antivirals that work against a large number of diverse viruses would help us prepare for new diseases, but creating them is a big biological challenge
Do some armchair traveling and see the breathtaking vistas of all 50 states while learning about their histories
Historian Ellen Carol DuBois chronicles the twists and turns of the nearly 75-year-path to securing the vote for women in her new book
An exhibition from the Archives of American Art asks artists—and the viewer—to ponder what makes art feminist, and how that definition has evolved
From Renaissance artists to aviation pioneers, suffragists and scientists, these women led lives destined for the silver screen
From Chicago's Prohibition tours to Palau's newly enacted marine sanctuary, here are a dozen destinations to travel to this year