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The Great Migration

Jacob Lawrence's 1941 Paintings Spark Talk About Racial Injustice Today

The Huffington Post | Colton Valentine | Posted 07.28.2015 | Arts

Art museums may seem like the guardians of the past, but they are also the provocateurs of the present, harnessing cultural artifacts to challenge -- ...

5 Incredible Wildlife Migrations: By Hoof, Paw, Fluke & Flipper

Natural Habitat Adventures | Posted 05.19.2013 | Travel
Natural Habitat Adventures

Watching the planet's animals in motion offers a front-row view on an age-old drama where the marvels of adaptation are on stage.

Saving Our Treasures

Terry Blackhawk | Posted 03.24.2013 | Detroit
Terry Blackhawk

Like most Detroiters, I have a special fondness for Belle Isle. I've lived close to the Detroit River since 2005, and even when I don't walk or bike on the island or enjoy the solitude, which I do fairly often, knowing that our island sanctuary is there provides respite to the soul.

Lower East Side Tenement Museum Tells a Story

Kalia N. Baker | Posted 05.29.2012 | Home
Kalia N. Baker

Whether it was the famine or political and religious persecution that brought these Irish families to America, as described on the tour, they were met with much discrimination -- one of which is reflected in their housing and economic opportunity.

To See the Animals: Our Safari to Tanzania, Part 4

Ken White | Posted 05.13.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

We drove home, reliving and feeling confident in our promise to remember forever what we witnessed today. And hoping for rain.

6 Million African Americans And The U.S. Immigration Story

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Between 1915 and 1970, 6 million African Americans left the only homes they'd known in the American South in search of better lives and opportunities ...