Black men and women continue to earn significantly less than their white counterparts and it's largely due to job market discrimination, a new Economic Policy Institute report released Tuesday finds. In...
What was it like for immigrants who entered America through Ellis Island? What happened to them at various points in their immigration journey? Place yourself in an immigrant’s shoes, and discover how government policy, public sentiment and economic conditions impacted the 12 million people who were processed through the U.S. Immigration Station on Ellis Island. Discover what happened if they failed a medical or legal inspection, and follow them to their new homes and occupations in America.
1921, Lenin's New Economic Policy, March 21: Here Is the Financial Account for 1921 given by Lenin, Sovnarkom Chairman. This Glavpolitprosvet poster illustrates the success rate of the Soviet government from 1918 to 1921 in a variety of areas, including international relations, economic relations with Europe, the New Economic Policy, hunger and agriculture, agricultural taxes, fuel, metallury, electrification, trade, and the reform of the Cheka.
Two dapper men in Lincoln, Nebraska: Historic photographs of black Lincolnites in the early 1900s — taken by a black photographer — will hang in the new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington