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Fugitive Slave Act

How black Americans protected fugitive slaves

The Conversation US | Posted 02.08.2017 | Black Voices
The Conversation US

By Barbara Krauthamer, University of Massachusetts Amherst Over the past few days, the national climate has grown increasingly tense over the issue o...

Writing She-roes

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 06.28.2016 | Home
Jill S. Tietjen

To celebrate the success of Harper Lee's previous and anticipated novels, let's discover other women authors through history. Match the woman with her accomplishment.

Friday Talking Points -- Ted Cruz: Senator Ham-I-Am

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Talk about missing the point. And no, I do not refer to the mindless mainstream media (who apparently don't know the difference between "a filibuster" and "a 21-hour ego trip").

Tea Partier Makes Shocking Obamacare Comparison

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

During an Americans for Prosperity rally on Thursday, New Hampshire state Rep. Bill O'Brien (R) compared the Affordable Care Act to the Fugitive Slave...