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History Lessons

The Trouble With Freeing People

Cynthia Jeub | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
Cynthia Jeub

My justice sense was tingling. We'd been working to help this young girl get away from her abusive home and church for over a year, and I was finally...

9 Lessons From History We've Failed To Learn (NEW BOOK)

Bill Fawcett | Posted 05.20.2013 | Books
Bill Fawcett

The march of history is less a steady stride than a series of stumbles and forward falls.

PHOTOS: 11 History Lessons From 'Star Wars'

Nancy R. Reagin | Posted 03.02.2013 | Books
Nancy R. Reagin

If you want to understand more about the past, why not tune into stories out of the Star Wars galaxy? Here are some simple history lessons that you can learn from Star Wars.

Civil Rights Education 'Dismal' Across The Country

The Huffington Post | Emmeline Zhao | Posted 11.30.2011 | Education

"Dismal." Likely not a word ever preferred in an educational setting, but the description the Southern Poverty Law Center found appropriate to ass...

Mike Huckabee Is Cashing In On This, And Critics Are Calling It 'Blood Money'

Posted 10.14.2011 | Education

Mike Huckabee set pundits ablaze last week when his "Learn Our History: TimeCycle Academy" released an educational animated video for kids about the 9...

Every Man His Own Historian

Stanley Kutler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stanley Kutler

The right's twist of history to please its backers and fuel its agenda is a vigorous enterprise. Serious history, serious scholarship and serious discussion of facts and ideas are dismissed with tunnel vision.