At the height of the movement to rid the nation of slavery - the abolitionist movement - Martin R. Delany was one of the more charismatic and practical leaders of the time.
February 15, 2018
February 13, 2018
Sometimes an object becomes so associated with a certain era that it eventually symbolizes larger issues that shaped part of American history. For the 1920s, one such object was the Thompson Submachine gun, or "Tommy" gun. Nearly 90 years ago, the Tommy gun's role as part of an event known as the St. Valentine's Day Massacre forever entwined the gun with the dark folklore of gangsters and Prohibition-era crime.