Author Spotlight: Ralph Ellison
During the 20th century, Ralph Ellison became one of the nation’s leading writers on race and social justice. This article explores the events that steered him toward a life of literature.
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Historic Congressional Members You Should Know
When it was created, the United States Congress was composed of a representative from each of the 13 colonies. Today, there are more than 400 members of the nation’s ruling body. Here are a handful of the most influential and historic members of Congress.
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Why We Celebrate Women's History Month
During March, we celebrate the extraordinary women who have made waves throughout social and political atmospheres in recent decades. We’re exploring the history of Women’s National History Month and the brave women who made it happen. 
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The Life and Times of Dangerous Al Jennings
For many, tales of the Wild West elicit visions of horseback riding cowboys, daring outlaws, and dusty saloons. For author Clay Coppedge, it’s the unique and often forgotten stories from Texas’ Wild West that excite him. Look here for an exclusive story from Clay, and for his new book, Texas Singularities!
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City Spotlight: Plains, GA
Once a rural southern town, Plains, Georgia was hardly know to travelers. This all changed in the early 1900s, and again in the 1970s, when it became the hometown of an American president. See here for how Plains carved a place for itself in Georgia’s state history.
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Keeping the Past in the Present: The Brookside Shops
Author LaDene Morton has always been a lover of Brookside. After more than thirty years working in community development, and helping to build the Brookside district, she’s exploring the exciting history of Brookside in The Brookside Story: Shops of Every Necessary Character. Read on to learn more about her book, and its new ten year centennial anniversary edition!
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Exploring Washington County, Arkansas
Due to its central location in the state of Arkansas, Washington County was an important player in much of the state’s economic and political development. Read on for a peek into what made Washington County a central figure in Arkansas’s history. 
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