The guard tower and railroad tracks at Auschwitz II - Birkenau. Photo Credit: Dylan Rhoney
Teaching About the Holocaust Is Now Required in NC Public Schools

A 2021 law in North Carolina aims to make sure we don't forget one of the most terrible moments in history. 

Richard Nixon subpoenaed by Rufus Edmisten, left, and Terry Lenzner, in 1973.
Fifty Years Ago Today, NC’s Rufus Edmisten Delivered the Nixon Subpoena

Fifty years ago today, on July 23, 1973, Rufus Edmisten became the first person in US history to deliver a subpoena against a sitting president. 

People march around the Nebraska state Capitol during a Transgender Day of Visibility rally, Friday, March 31, 2023, in Lincoln, Neb. (Larry Robinson/Lincoln Journal Star via AP)
NC’s Attacks on LGBTQ People Echo a Dark Past of Discrimination

NC’s Attacks on LGBTQ People Echo a Dark Past of Discrimination

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‘Never Again’: 78 Years After World War II, A NC Descendant of Holocaust Survivors Speaks

Wake Forest’s Shelly Bleiweiss tells his parents’ harrowing story, and explains why it’s important to stand up to bigotry. 

Fascinating Facts about NC’s Most Populated Cities: Krispy Kreme, The Carolina Gold Rush, and a Haunted Bridge

Some of these cities are technically older than the state of North Carolina and others are just barely over 100 years old.

The Museum of the Cherokee Indian in Cherokee, N.C., is one of our picks for spots to learn our state's history. (Shutterstock)
Ocean Graveyards, the Cherokee, and the Sit-Ins: 10 Unique Places to Learn About NC History

A museum will give you the big picture. But if you want to go deeper, these highly-curated spots will help you see a more up-close history of our state. 

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It’s Women’s History Month! Here Are Milestones for Women from the Year You Were Born.

From American women winning the right to vote to the #MeToo movement, Stacker draws on a number of historical and archival sources to explore the past 100 years of women's history in the U.S. and around the world.