The HISTORY channel gives the green light to the new four-part documentary event “Harlem Hellfighters” produced by “Good Morning America” ​​co-anchor Robin Roberts. Produced by Rock’n RobinProductions and RadicalMedia, the miniseries will bring the complex and courageous history of the Harlem Hellfighters to life through the eyes of three men:Read More →

History Channel has tapped celebrities Robin Roberts, Pierce Brosnan and Leonardo DiCaprio to direct original, non-fiction projects, the channel announced on Wednesday. hello america Roberts will serve as executive producer Harlem Hell Fighters, a four-part documentary that will showcase the all-black military infantry unit of World War I through theRead More →

Mark Rutte, the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, has apologized after an investigation revealed that the Dutch state tolerated the systematic use of extrajudicial executions and torture during the 1945-1949 Indonesian War of Independence. The “extreme violence” of the Dutch military and intelligence services would have been sanctioned at theRead More →

To celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science (February 11), archivist Sarah Wilmot explores the history of women in science, both at the John Innes Center and before her training. We travel back in time to understand the obstacles and celebrate the successes of those who overcameRead More →

Piotr Cywiński has spent a lot of time thinking about a question that has mobilized historians, philosophers and politicians since the end of the Second World War. What lessons should we draw from one of the darkest pages in human history, the mass murder organized at Auschwitz? A 49-year-old PolishRead More →

Bernard F. Reilly, 96, a leading medieval history expert, activist professor at Villanova University and prolific award-winning writer, died Saturday, December 11 of congestive heart failure at his home in Broomall. Dr. Reilly was professor of history at Villanova from 1955 to 1992, and he taught courses and seminars onRead More →

In 2015, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi announced that the country would transform its capital into a “new” city to be built 50 km east of the current capital, Cairo. The city, named the new administrative capital, was due to open in 2021 but has been postponed in light ofRead More →

MOSCOW – In what has been described as a watershed moment in President Vladimir Putin’s crackdown on dissent, Russia’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the closure of Memorial International, the country’s oldest human rights organization and the leading chronicler of mass crimes committed under the Soviet Union. Memorial was foundedRead More →

“Hidden Heroes” premieres at 8 p.m. Thursday on The History Channel. (Images: The History Channel) NEW YORK – The History Channel announces its new hour-long documentary “Hidden Heroes: The Nisei Soldiers of WWII,” premiering on Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11 at 8 p.m. ET / PT. From Category Six MediRead More →

For most of American history, black children rarely saw themselves in children’s literature, and even when they did, the portrayals were generally patronizing, paternalistic, or downright racist. Amanda Gailey, associate professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, traces her interest in this topic to her time at Washington UniversityRead More →