Comic legend Carl Reiner describes the two things that gave him the most pleasure in life.
MTT talks about the James Brown song that caused him to pull the car over as a teenager.
Meet Toodles, the toy behind Michael Tilson Thomas's love of dissonant music.
Walter Winchell condemned a rally of American Nazis in 1939.
She created the 1619 Project on slavery for The New York Times Magazine.
Charlotta Bass was the first Black woman to run for Vice President of the United States.
Zitkála-Šá co-composed and wrote the libretto for the first American Indian opera.
Jeannette Rankin made history as the first woman elected to the U.S. Congress.
Jovita Idar was a Latina journalist who worked for an end to segregation and racism.
Martha Hughes Cannon was a historic state senator and public health pioneer.
Mary Church Terrell was a suffragist, civil rights activist and co-founder of the NAACP.
Sonora Webster Carver (1904-2003) was one of the most famous horse divers in the world.
Brittany Packnett Cunningham is a leader at the intersection of culture and justice.
Gertrude Ederle made history in 1926 as the first woman to swim across the English Channel
Queen Lili‘uokalani was the first sovereign queen, and the last monarch of Hawai'i.
Sissieretta Jones was the first Black woman to headline a concert at Carnegie Hall.