The complicated history surrounding the European enslavement of Indigenous peoples.
One of the most controversial topics moving through American politics for over 150 years.
Some argue for reforms, others for defunding, and others still for the complete abolition.
The United States healthcare system is letting down many Black Americans.
John Adams warned us. George Washington begged us not to.
America's last major epidemic was the HIV/AIDS crisis of 1980s and 1990s.
We look at the etymology and reclamation surrounding Black history and identity.
"Socialism" is one of THE most divisive words in America and it has been for a long time.
Danielle analyzes the homophobic history of US law.
Trace the history of the handshake from Babylonia and the early Greeks to the present.
Danielle analyzes the discriminatory history of US law.
Danielle traces the origin of the term Latino, Hispanic, and Latinx.
How did the New York City Stonewall Riots turn into a month-long celebration?
Danielle looks at the grim origin of concentration and internment camps.
Danielle traces humanity's winding road to the Germ Theory of Disease.
2020 marks 100 years of National Suffrage for women in the United States!
Danielle explores the human and economic tolls of past pandemics.
Danielle examines the strange history of advice columns.
Danielle breaks down the stereotype of the perfect student.
Did you know there is no hard and fast rule about how many members are required on a jury?
Today, Danielle looks at how and why vaping took off.
When did we start defining sexual orientation?
Everybody, rock your body and get ready to scream!
People across the globe love beer. A LOT.
Are museum collections ethical?
About Origin of Everything
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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