Remembering The Elaine Massacre

Remembering The Elaine Massacre

This week marks the 102nd anniversary of the Elaine Massacre, when a union organizing attempt by Black sharecroppers in rural Elaine, Arkansas, was met with extreme violence by white people. The killing spree, which began on Sept. 30 and lasted for two days ,...
Charles Towne’s First Wall

Charles Towne’s First Wall

Construction of Charles Town’s first sea wall commenced in early 1704, as part of a massive plan to fortify the entire city. It was truly a civic process — most able-bodied residents helped. And, if they didn’t, they were threatened with jail. The colony’s governing...