Carrie Rickey / TruthdigOct 7, 2016
Directors Ava DuVernay and Nate Parker make searingly urgent cases that America’s legacy of slavery and systemic racism is not at all just a relic of the past. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
By Peter Van Buren / TomDispatchMay 16, 2016
I hope you'll forgive me if I suggest that the Iraq-Syria War against Islamic State is being conveyed to us via Snapchat Important things happen, they appear in front of us, and then POOF! They're gone. Dig deeper ( 13 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigApr 26, 2016
Placing one of the most important black women in American history on the 20 dollar bill hasn't been so popular among some conservatives, the "Full Frontal" host explains. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Juan Cole / TruthdigApr 24, 2016
Despite getting several years of American history while we're in school, most of us probably have only a foggy idea of who the woman chosen to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill was. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigApr 14, 2016
History shows that the GOP will probably survive Donald Trump; Ted Cruz once supported a ban on dildos; meanwhile, a New York Daily News writer argues vehemently against his paper's endorsement of Hillary Clinton. These discoveries and more after the jump. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Natasha Hakimi Zapata / TruthdigSep 7, 2015
HBO's "Last Week Tonight" is on hiatus, but that hasn't stopped John Oliver from releasing two funny Web exclusives that focus on history and education. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Juan Cole / TruthdigJun 5, 2014
Here are good mustaches and beards and bad mustaches and beards as imagined in American popular culture and war propaganda, as a way of contextualizing today’s hero-worship of the backwoods conservatives of "Duck Dynasty" and villainization of the backwoods conservatives of the Taliban. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
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