At New York's Center For Jewish History, an exhibit focusing on Jewish refugees after WWII has many piercing, emotional parallels to today's refugee crisis, and the racism around it.
Natalie Shure is a writer and comedian whose work focuses on history and culture.
It’s the simplest Halloween costume, with many detractors, and even the odd supporter. But the bedsheet ghost’s basic exterior hides a rich cultural history.
Twenty-five years ago, tuberculosis was ravaging vulnerable populations in New York. Here’s how the city beat back the deadly disease.