When Molly is entrusted with her Grandpa Nat’s secret nivagi recipe for the annual Qyah Ice Cream Competition, she’s determined to make it a winning dish. Molly can’t wait to help Nina and Dr. Antigone band baby cranes.
A man believes his uncle brought back from the war a dagger that once belonged to Mussolini. A woman has letters sent to her great-great-grandmother from freed slaves who possibly escaped to Liberia. A ham radio fan has a nuclear attack-warning device.
Meet the brilliant minds throughout history, from Galileo to Edwin Hubble, responsible for creating the telescope. Today, their invention allows humanity to reach the furthest limits of seeing 13 billion light-years out.
Experience the aftermath of the Civil War - a bewildering, exhilarating and terrifying time. For African Americans, despite their hard-won freedom, support for their social, economic and political gains did not last.
Explore the rise of Jim Crow and the undermining of Reconstruction's legal and political legacy, and see how African Americans fought back using artistic expression to put forward a 'New Negro' for a new century.
The essential skills for smart European travel: itinerary planning, venturing off the beaten path, packing light, avoiding crowds (and thieves), transportation tips, finding hotels and restaurants, and much more.