After the Fact: Anita Hill

After the Fact: Anita Hill

Posted by on Sep 26, 2018 in After the Fact | No Comments

Earlier this month, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford accused Brett Kavanaugh, the current Supreme Court nominee, of sexual harassment. But this is not the first time in recent history that such claims have been made against a Supreme Court nominee. In 1991, a woman named Anita Hill testified that Judge Clarence Thomas had sexually harassed her […]

After the Fact: Tereza Lee

After the Fact: Tereza Lee

Posted by on Jun 27, 2018 in After the Fact | No Comments

Have you ever heard of the DREAM Act? Short for the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act, DREAM would give undocumented children who were brought to the United States a route to legal permanent residence in the U.S. In other words, the DREAM Act would make it so that someone brought to the […]

After the Fact: Elizabeth Eckford

After the Fact: Elizabeth Eckford

Posted by on May 16, 2018 in After the Fact | No Comments

Studying history sometimes focuses on a particular moment in time or a significant event in someone’s life: Paul Revere’s midnight ride, Sacagawea’s journey through the Louisiana Territory, Harriet Beecher Stowe’s publication of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Neil Armstrong’s moonwalk. But a lot of history happens when the spotlight is not shining on someone. In the After the Fact […]