Edgar Hoover

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Muhammad Aziz (centre)  outside the Manhattan courthouse with members of his family after his conviction in the killing of Malcolm X was upturned. Photograph: Todd Heisler/The New York Times

Muhammad A Aziz stood up in a New York City courtroom on Thursday, 55 years after he and two other men were found guilty of murdering Malcolm X, and b(...)

Daniel Kaluuya as Illinois Black Panther leader Fred Hampton in Judas and the Black Messiah

We have recently seen a lot of decent, respectable, borderline dreary historical dramas – naming no names – creeping onto our smaller screens. Good ac(...)

Amanda Seyfried as Marion Davies in Mank. Photograph: Netflix

History has not been kind to Marion Davies. The biggest female movie star of the early 1920s, she was crowned Queen of the Screen by theatre owners in(...)

US president Donald Trump poses with North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, at the start of their historic US-North Korea summit. Photograph: Saul Loeb / AFP

US president Donald Trump has said he expects next week’s summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to be “very successful,” as he raised the prospe(...)

Jeff Bezos: the Amazon boss   disclosed attempts to blackmail him by the publishers of the lurid tabloid, the National Inquirer. Photograph:  Joshua Roberts/Reuters  Jeff Bezos: the Amazon boss   disclosed attempts to blackmail him by the publishers of the lurid tabloid, the National Inquirer. Photograph:  Joshua Roberts/Reuters

Is there, we must repeatedly ask, anything new about the sleaziness of Donald Trump? The antics of Trump World, to which we have become inured, did a(...)

Martin Luther King addresses 25,000 civil rights marchers in Montgomery, Alabama, on March 25th, 1965. Photograph: Stephen F Somerstein/Getty Images

Robert Kennedy spent the afternoon of April 4th, 1968, travelling to Indianapolis for a rally in support of his bid to win the Democratic Party nomina(...)

Part of a file, dated April 5th, 1964, details efforts to trace Lee Harvey Oswald’s travel from Mexico City back to the United States, released for the first time on  October 26th, 2017.  Photograph: Jon Elswick/AP Photo

Partial records from secret files relating mostly to the assassination of President John F Kennedy have been released. Here are seven of the key point(...)

Frank Murphy: the one person who knows every clause and comma of the GAA rule book. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

In the wake of Hillary Clinton’s travails concerning unauthorised email addresses, the GAA has flagged a similar problem. In this case there won’t be (...)

Martha Firestone Ford: Detroit Lions have come a long way since the owner called the players together and told them she was sick of losing. Photo:  Diane Weiss/Getty Images

The owner of the Detroit Lions graduated from the exclusively female Vassar College in 1946 and then sailed to Europe to embark on a continental tour (...)

‘Selma’ director Ava DuVernay: ‘This is art; this is a movie; this is a film. I’m not a historian. I’m not a documentarian.’ Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Reuters

I went on Friday morning to see Selma and found myself watching it in a cinema full of black teenagers. Thanks to donations, DC public school kids (...)

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