Christopher Columbus' 1492 voyage was really a journey into the unknown. Centuries of conventional wisdom had conditioned him to believe that bizarre beasts and 'monstrous men' would be awaiting him.
As debates over protests during the national anthem continue to rage, two scholars examine how legal and moral battles over the merits of patriotism in public schools have been playing out for years.
On Indigenous Peoples' Day, a Native American scholar explains why water means more than just sustenance for life and how it's the place of the divine.
An anthropologist tells the story of how Columbus actually came close to falling into historical obscurity, until American hubris got in the way.