July 21, 1969, was a very famous day in American history. It wasn’t just the day Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon. It was also the day Dr. A.D. King—civil rights activist and brother to Martin Luther King Jr.—was found dead. His daughter, Dr. […]
In a 1937 letter to an Oxford colleague, Professor John Ronald Reuel Tolkien confessed that he didn’t much care for The Hobbit, one of his already popular works that was about to go into its second printing.
A white woman who accused Emmett Till of verbally and physically accosting her in Mississippi in 1955 – inflaming tensions around the murder that helped spark the civil-rights movement — has admitted she lied, according to a new book.