400th Anniversary of Landing of African Slaves at Jamestown

In late August 1619, John Rolfe tells us that the first enslaved Africans arrived in…

Women’s Rights & Roles: Colonial America

In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of

Jonathan Edwards: Founding Father of American Evangelicalism

The theme of this year’s A Divine and Spiritual Light. Edwards taught that "there was…

The Atomic Bombs in the Context of World War II

On 6 August 1945, the B-29 bomber Enola Gay, piloted by Colonel Paul Tibbets, dropped…

Saturday Webinar: Benjamin Franklin

American Minds Webinar Live show to air at 11am, Saturday, 7 SEP 2019, exploring Franklin…

Implementing Brown v. Board of Education: One Southern Town’s Story Part II: Teenaged Integration Pioneers Endure a Lonely Spotlight

Continuing our blog series on the 65th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education,