Latest from Gillian Brockell

Wataru “Wat” Misaka, the Utah-born son of Japanese immigrants, faced relentless racism in the 1940s.

  • Jun 15, 2019

The Oklahoma military base has a long history of holding children.

  • Jun 12, 2019

Activists Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera will be honored with the world's first permanent monument celebrating transgender women.

  • Jun 12, 2019

Some of the reporting about the police raid that launched the gay rights movement was downright offensive.

  • Jun 8, 2019

The riot that sprang from that police raid is generally regarding as the turning point in the gay rights movement.

  • Jun 6, 2019

We have the photographic evidence of the president's claim.

  • Jun 3, 2019

The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer of Martin Luther King Jr. is relying on long-disputed FBI files to call for a reassessment of King.

  • May 30, 2019

More than two dozen cities claim credit for inventing the holiday. Here's what we know about the history.

  • May 27, 2019

The new museum revives Lady Liberty's forgotten history.

  • May 23, 2019

Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation as a Supreme Court justice is taking far longer. But not as long as the 841 days it took to replace Justice Henry Baldwin after his death in 1844.

  • Sep 3, 2018
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