‘Damenkneipe,’ or ‘Ladies’ Saloon,’ painted by Rudolf Schlichter in 1923. In 1937, many of his paintings were destroyed by the Nazis as ‘degenerate art.’
The 1920s and early ‘30's looked like the beginning of the end for centuries of gay intolerance. Then came fascism and the Nazis.
2016 San Francisco pride parade.
Gay pride has many exuberant advocates. It also has critics in unexpected places.
German prisoners of war helped to construct the road leading to Wembley stadium in 1948.
... and why their treatment angered human rights campaigners at the time.
Students and striking workers occupy the projection hall of the Cannes Film Festival Palace to prevent showing of films in 1968.
AP Photo/Raoul Fornezza
At a festival intertwined with France's national identity, the tension of art, politics and commerce always looms.
Bill Tutte, the brilliant codebreaker.
He was one of the brilliant mathematical geniuses who helped crack the Nazi codes, but few have ever heard of his name. So who was Bill Tutte?
Basque children fleeing the Spanish Civil War arriving in Newcastle upon Tyne in 1937.
Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
There were mixed reactions to refugees from the Spanish Civil War and the Nazis by the British press.
Both sea ice and government data are disappearing.
U.S. Geological Survey, flickr
Activists today are racing to save climate records from the Trump administration. Secret archives were a powerful way to fight hostile political climates throughout history – from the Nazis to the Islamic State.
BBC/Sid Gentle Films Ltd/Laurie Sparham
Why do alternative histories of a Nazified world again have such commercial and cultural traction?
A woman stands near an exhibit of photographs of victims of the Holocaust called the ‘Klarsfeld Pillars’ in New York.
Can the Nazis be forgiven? A rabbi explains why this question needs a more profound examination of some of Judaism's deepest ethical mores and theological beliefs
The remainsof victims of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda displayed at Kigali Memorial Center.
Significant links connect racial science in colonial southern Africa with the holocaust of the European Jews. Colonial racial science also contributed to the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.
White nationalist Richard Spencer was punched in the middle of a TV interview on inauguration day.
No one likes a white supremacist, but is violence the answer?
Ready to serve.
Google search page via shutterstock.com
When a search query is loaded with implicit false assumptions, Google's results don't always promote the truth.
Million of Germans gather to show faith in the Hitler regime, 1933.
The reboot of the Nazi salute should not be taken lightly, given its history of hatred and genocide.
The building in Braunau Am Inn, Austria, where Hitler was born.
In the past, demolishing the dictator's residences created a void exploited by Nazi sympathizers.
Dig into the details of the ancient Olympics and you find a lot of misinformation, but also a surprising amount in common with the modern games.
Adolf Hitler and his entourage take a stroll in Paris on June 23, 1940.
German Federal Archives/Wikimedia Commons
One publisher spent over 40 years trying to profit off Hitler’s hateful tome.
In memoriam: Holocaust monument on the banks of the Danube in Budapest.
Neil via Flickr
It's not just a nation's memory of itself, but what it does to citizens who disagree that reveals its ethical compass.
Assertions that Hitler supported Zionism before the Holocaust are nothing new – and nothing to do with historical fact.
X rarely marks the spot, but that doesn’t mean treasure hunters should lose hope.
People love a lost treasure story. Whether it's a Rembrandt in the attic, sunken loot or an entire missing reef, part of us wants to believe there's riches just around the corner.
Posters advertise the dramatization of Sinclair Lewis’ ‘It Can’t Happen Here.’
Sinclair Lewis' 1935 novel 'It Can't Happen Here,' which described the rise of an American dictator, was turned into a play seen by over 500,000 people.