Forsyth County, Georgia, at the turn of the twentieth century was home to a large African American community that included ministers and teachers, farmers and field hands, tradesmen, servants, and children.
On September 9, 1971, nearly 1,300 prisoners took over the Attica Correctional Facility in upstate New York to protest years of mistreatment.
This week Al speaks with Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs Correspondent, Jay Solomon.
In many developed countries—Japan, South Korea, Italy, Spain, Germany, Canada, and the United States among them—fertility rates are below replacement rate.
This week Al speaks with Honee Hess the Ex. Director of the Worcester Center for Crafts. This fall they will be rolling out a new program entitled" Youth, Craft and Creativity" which is intended to nurture and develop artistic skills among young people ages 6-17.
In his new book "The End of White Christian America" best selling author and international speaker Robert Jones challenges readers to grasp the profound consequence's of a new reality-that America is no longer a majority white Christian nation.
In his new book The Great Suppression MSNBC reporter Zachary Roth decries the suppression of Democracy as it relates to voting and voter rights by right wing activists. Is there any truth to it?
Author Elizabeth Greenwood grew up right here in Worcester, Massachusetts. Today she teaches creative nonfiction at Columbia University. In her new book Playing Dead she chronicles the extreme measures some people take to fake their deaths.
Recently the Greater Worcester Community Foundation announced the awarding of $37,900 through the Leicester Savings Bank Fund that will help improve the quality of life for Leicester residents.
History remembers Robert F. Kennedy as a racial healer, a tribune for the poor, and the last progressive knight of a bygone era of American politics.
Distinguished presidential biographer Jean Edward Smith offers a critical yet fair biography of George W.
The day after September 11, President Bush tasked the attorney general with preventing another terrorist attack on the United States.
In his new book, The Boys in the Bunkhouse New York Times writer and columnist Dan Barry tells the harrowing yet uplifting story of the exploitation and abuse of a resilient group of men with intellectual disability, and the heroic efforts of those who helped them to find justice and reclaim thei
Managing how you think is more important than what you think—That's according to best selling author and journalist Charles Duhigg.
At the dawn of the nineteenth century, as Britain, France, Spain, and the United States all jockeyed for control of the vast expanses west of the Mississippi River, the stakes for American expansion were incalculably high.
When Richard Nixon campaigned for the presidency in 1968 he promised to change the Supreme Court. With four appointments to the court, including Warren E. Burger as the chief justice, he did just that.
After the Nuremberg trials and the start of the Cold War, most of the victors in World War II lost interest in prosecuting Nazi war criminals.
Best selling author Nathaniel Philbricks latest book: "VALIANT AMBITION" turns a sympathetic eye toward Benedict Arnold and his complicated relationship with George Washington.
Charter schools, discipline policies, assignment lotteries: they’re front page stories across the country. But how do we constructively tackle such complex, fraught issues?
Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al speaks with best selling author and former senior political advisor to Bill Clinton, Sidney Blumenthal.
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