Prior to 1965, African Americans in the South were often blocked from voting. But an important law remedied that, and altered the U.S. political landscape.
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The U.N. charter laid out the principles that guide the United Nations. Learn how this document was shaped, and why it helps ensure the U.N.'s success.
Learn about Juneteenth, an African American holiday that celebrates what historian Henry Louis Gates Jr. calls "the shining promise of emancipation."
The doctor who treated the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the U.S. explains why remdesivir is a valuable drug in battling the new coronavirus.
Learn about the greatest threats to sea turtles, and how conservationists are working to ensure a future for these prehistoric creatures.
Most infectious diseases jump from animal hosts to humans, but animals aren't to blame. Discover how these problems originate and how they can be tackled.
Learn how Nancy Grace Roman, NASA's first chief astronomer, became a leader in her field — and a powerful champion for women in the sciences.