Martin Luther King Day

In April of 1963, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. was arrested and jailed in Birmingham, Alabama while participating in a peaceful march in protest of that city's segregationist laws. While confined in the Birmingham city jail, he learned of criticism against his protests by a group of Alabama ... Continue reading

Why did Abu Ghraib happen?

In 1971, Stanford University researchers created an experiment in which volunteers were divided into two groups, "prisoners" and "guards." The guards were left on their own to determine how to manage the prisoners. After only a few days, the guards had become so abusive towards their charges that ... Continue reading