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Every aspect of our daily reality, whether its the words we use, the pop culture we love, the technology that get us through the day, or even the identities we give ourselves, emerge from thousands of intersecting histories. And on this show, we're going to explore them ALL! . . . Okay, maybe not ALL, but you get the idea.

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Did Europeans Enslave Native Americans?

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The History of Reparations

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Evolution of Law Enforcement

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Why Do We Have Political Parties?

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History of Socialism in America

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The Homophobic Origins of U.S. Law

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Why Do We Shake Hands?

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The Racist Origins of U.S. Law

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The True Origin of Killer Clowns

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Can Tattoos Be Taboo?

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Origin of Everything

Did Europeans Enslave Native Americans?

The complicated history surrounding the European enslavement of Indigenous peoples.
Season 3 Episode 25
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14:12
Origin of Everything

The History of Reparations

One of the most controversial topics moving through American politics for over 150 years.
Season 3 Episode 24
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13:39
Origin of Everything

Evolution of Law Enforcement

Some argue for reforms, others for defunding, and others still for the complete abolition.
Season 3 Episode 23
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Health Disparities in the Black Community: Past & Present

The United States healthcare system is letting down many Black Americans.
Season 3 Episode 22
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Why Do We Have Political Parties?

John Adams warned us. George Washington begged us not to.
Season 3 Episode 21
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HIV/AIDS: What Can We Learn From America's Last Epidemic?

America's last major epidemic was the HIV/AIDS crisis of 1980s and 1990s.
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Why Do We Say "African American"?

We look at the etymology and reclamation surrounding Black history and identity.
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History of Socialism in America

"Socialism" is one of THE most divisive words in America and it has been for a long time.
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The Homophobic Origins of U.S. Law

Danielle analyzes the homophobic history of US law.
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Why Do We Shake Hands?

Trace the history of the handshake from Babylonia and the early Greeks to the present.
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Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) Discusses Jan. 6, 2021

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