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Julian Glover interviews Dr. Clayborne Carson about the King Papers Project.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- We know about his dream, but how much do we know about the moments in his life that shaped that dream? The Martin Luther King Jr.…

To commemorate and reflect on the legacy of the Black Panther Party, founded 55 years ago, graduate students in the Department of History are leading a public history project entitled "From Black Power to Black Lives Matter: The Black Panther…

This has been a year of profound disorientation and anxiety for people across the globe. With a pandemic raging and economic inequality on the rise, many of us have seen our lives upended in extraordinary ways. 2020 has also been a year of soul-…

While it might be tempting to compare the second impeachment of President Donald Trump to past U.S presidential impeachments, including Trump’s first, in order to predict how this one will conclude, history suggests any such exercise would be…

The FEEGI Article Prize has awarded an Honorable Mention to Duygu Yildirim (PhD candidate in History, Stanford University) for “Bevanda Asiatica: Scholarly Exchange between the Ottomans and Europeans on Coffee,”Osmanlı Araştırmaları / The Journal…

Debuting at a campus virtual event, this video tribute to history Professor Clayborne Carson celebrates a life spent studying Martin Luther King Jr. and the movements King inspired. Carson’s introduction to civil rights began by…

Ziyi Wang

Ziyi Wang, who graduated from Stanford with a bachelor’s degree in history in June 2020, is pursuing a master’s in international policy and will graduate in June 2021. At Oxford, she plans to pursue DPhil in politics. She was awarded a…

Recalled drugs, unsafe products and even environmental chaos are just some of the consequences of research that doesn’t consider sex and gender, says Londa Schiebinger. That’s why Schiebinger, who studies gender and science at Stanford University…

This year, as voters across the United States begin to cast ballots, the very real prospect of a contested election hangs over the presidential race. Unlike his modern predecessors, who have agreed to accept the election results, President Donald…

Among Americans desperate for release from the era of Trump, one particular thought has often proved a consolation. Historians in the future, they prophesy, will look back and judge President Trump an abysmal president. It is a secular hope…