A sociologist spent two years interviewing gay gang members. While some were in the closet and others were openly gay, all were forced to reckon with an environment of hypermasculinity.
Intuition is just one of many factors that shape what you believe.
Musicians were able to connect with confused, scared and angry Americans – including those who supported the war – in a way actors, broadcasters and writers could not.
Because they're mass-produced and written in a serialized format, comics can be seen as historical documents that reflect the political moment.
Should parents be worried that many teens are putting off traditional rites of passage like working, driving and dating?
Racial barriers that existed in the free world were toppled as black and white convicts competed for the Top Hand Prize.
The benefits of hosting the Olympics are so slim, or nonexistent, that fewer cities are bidding to host the games. That's a sign of serious trouble.
The sun was worshiped as a deity in many cultures – and witnessing it get extinguished could be a particularly terrifying event.
The founder of the West Virginia Dialect Project hopes to debunk some of the myths about the way Appalachian people speak and instill pride in a rich, oft-maligned culture.
To succumb to conspiracy is to be human.
Those calling it slavery fan fiction are ignoring the long, nuanced tradition of articles and films that wonder what would have happened if the South had won.
Should they stay or should they go?
While today we sweat, early modern Europeans froze. Furs to the rescue.
Given recent events, you might have had an inkling that extremist views have been resonating. Researchers from the Center for Peace Studies and Violence Prevention have the hard data to back it up.
In the film 'Detroit,' the voices of women are largely absent.
Thoreau spent his life pursuing the 'hard bottom' of truth. But he confronted a sensationalist newspaper industry that, in many ways, mimicked today's media environment.