Understanding the Ukraine Crisis

| By Gale Staff | From Kyiv to Kharkiv to the seaport town of Odessa, the people of Ukraine are living on a battlefield. Millions of people, their homes, their businesses, their way of life destroyed or abandoned after Putin’s invasion in February 2022. The war in Ukraine began Europe’s first major war in decades, … Read more

Claressa Shields: Fight Like a Girl

It’s difficult to overstate what an amazing athlete Claressa Shields is. Based on her accomplishments, she should be a household name. But many people haven’t heard of her because women’s boxing doesn’t get the recognition and respect it deserves, either inside or outside of the ring. So, let’s get acquainted with Shields: She won her … Read more

Black History: Resistance and Resilience

| By Traci Cothran | Black History Month provides an opportunity for teachers and students to talk about the lives of influential Black leaders, such as Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Malcolm X, and Frederick Douglass, to name a few. But there are many other stories out there. Our Gale In Context: Biography database … Read more