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Fashion

Tignon Laws Forced Black Women To Cover Their Hair

July 25, 2020

Black women often face discrimination and hardship on account of their "distracting" hair, and it turns out it's been happening since their earliest days in the U.S....

Zoot Suit Riots: The Racist Riots Sparked By Non-White ...

June 4, 2020

You’ve heard its name memorialized in song, but do you know the very real and very frightening story behind the Zoot Suit Riots that occurred in 1943? At the...

Clark Gable: Hitler, Bugs Bunny, And More Stories You'v...

February 1, 2020

Happy birthday to Clark Gable! The uber-masculine heartthrob of the Golden Age of Hollywood was born on this day in 1901. This birthday boy lit up the silver...

The Elizabethan Era's Most Horrifying And Disgusting Re...

November 17, 2019

The Elizabethan era began on November 17, 1558, when Queen Elizabeth I ascended to the throne. The era is remembered as a time of beautiful clothing, luxurious h...

Rolex Murder: How A Dead Man's Fancy Watch Led To His M...

October 17, 2019

A Rolex watch helped to solve a crime and bring Canada’s most water criminal to justice. Source: (Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/FilmMagic/Getty Images) Albert John...

Saddle Shoes: The Two-Tone Classic That Took 40 Years T...

May 19, 2019

Close-up of the feet of a student in a saddle shoes and a plaid skirt outside Oakland High School, Oakland, Calfornia, 1950. Source: (Photo by Loomis Dean/The L...