History Stories
Why MLK Encouraged 225,000 Chicago Kids to Cut Class in 1963
March 14, 2018

'Freedom Day' didn’t succeed, but it made de facto school segregation the talk of Chicago. Read More

How I Came to Protest in Front of the White House I Had Worked In
January 19, 2018

For one former political operative, the road to the Women's March began with the fierce, in-your-face approach of the National Organization of Women. Read More

For History to Be Written, It Has to Be Made
December 15, 2017

While it’s measured by the big moments, the truth is, history is made every day—by citizens who recognize that their efforts matter. Read More