Twitter’s Alts and Rogues
  • 1 June 2017
Twitter is full of "alt-gov", or alternate government, accounts — but without verification, it's difficult...
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Did the U.S. Government Purposely Poison 10,000 Americans During Prohibition?
  • 12 May 2017
An Internet meme claims that government agencies tried to curb consumption of illegal liquor by...
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The King of Denmark Wore a Yellow Star
  • 5 July 2000
The legend of non-Jewish Danes donning yellow stars in solidarity with Jews during the Nazi...
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Leaked E-mails Show John Podesta Discussed Alien Technology with Former NASA Astronaut
  • 13 October 2016
A retired astronaut with some eccentric views did attempt to set up a meeting with...
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Does This Photograph Show a Missouri ‘Nigger Hunting’ License?
  • 30 October 2014
Extant pieces of racist memorabilia serve as reminders of 20th century American racial attitudes.
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Congress Prohibits Affirmative Action Will Congress be voting to prohibit affirmative action in admissions for any institution of higher...
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Are Black Heritage Stamps Being Discontinued?
  • 23 March 2000
Is the U.S. Postal Service discontinuing the Black Heritage series of postage stamps?
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George W. Bush Refuses to Sell Home to Blacks Did George W. Bush refuse to sell his home to blacks?
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‘One Vote’ Fallacies The low down on elections decided by one vote.
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Mussolini and On Time Trains Did Mussolini make the trains run on time?
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