Season 3

Video thumbnail: Origin of Everything Did Europeans Enslave Native Americans?

Origin of Everything

Did Europeans Enslave Native Americans?

The complicated history surrounding the European enslavement of Indigenous peoples.

Did Europeans Enslave Native Americans?

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Origin of Everything

The History of Reparations

One of the most controversial topics moving through American politics for over 150 years.

The History of Reparations

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Origin of Everything

Evolution of Law Enforcement

Some argue for reforms, others for defunding, and others still for the complete abolition.

Evolution of Law Enforcement

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Origin of Everything

Why Do We Say "African American"?

We look at the etymology and reclamation surrounding Black history and identity.

Why Do We Say "African American"?

Video thumbnail: Origin of Everything Health Disparities in the Black Community: Past & Present

Origin of Everything

Health Disparities in the Black Community: Past & Present

The United States healthcare system is letting down many Black Americans.

Health Disparities in the Black Community: Past & Present

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Origin of Everything

Why Do We Have Political Parties?

John Adams warned us. George Washington begged us not to.

Why Do We Have Political Parties?

Video thumbnail: Origin of Everything HIV/AIDS: What Can We Learn From America's Last Epidemic?

Origin of Everything

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.

HIV/AIDS: What Can We Learn From America's Last Epidemic?

Video thumbnail: Origin of Everything History of Socialism in America

Origin of Everything

History of Socialism in America

"Socialism" is one of THE most divisive words in America and it has been for a long time.

History of Socialism in America

Video thumbnail: Origin of Everything The Homophobic Origins of U.S. Law

Origin of Everything

The Homophobic Origins of U.S. Law

Danielle analyzes the homophobic history of US law.

The Homophobic Origins of U.S. Law

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Origin of Everything

Why Do We Shake Hands?

Trace the history of the handshake from Babylonia and the early Greeks to the present.

Why Do We Shake Hands?

Video thumbnail: Origin of Everything The Racist Origins of U.S. Law

Origin of Everything

The Racist Origins of U.S. Law

Danielle analyzes the discriminatory history of US law.

The Racist Origins of U.S. Law

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Origin of Everything

Why Do We Say "Latino"?

Danielle traces the origin of the term Latino, Hispanic, and Latinx.

Why Do We Say "Latino"?

Video thumbnail: Origin of Everything How Did Pride Become a Parade?

Origin of Everything

How Did Pride Become a Parade?

How did the New York City Stonewall Riots turn into a month-long celebration?

How Did Pride Become a Parade?

Video thumbnail: Origin of Everything Concentration Camps Are Older Than World War II

Origin of Everything

Concentration Camps Are Older Than World War II

Danielle looks at the grim origin of concentration and internment camps.

Concentration Camps Are Older Than World War II

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Origin of Everything

How We Discovered Germs

Danielle traces humanity's winding road to the Germ Theory of Disease.

How We Discovered Germs

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Origin of Everything

6 Surprising Facts About the 19th Amendment

2020 marks 100 years of National Suffrage for women in the United States!

6 Surprising Facts About the 19th Amendment

Video thumbnail: Origin of Everything Economic Lessons from Past Pandemics

Origin of Everything

Economic Lessons from Past Pandemics

Danielle explores the human and economic tolls of past pandemics.

Economic Lessons from Past Pandemics

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Origin of Everything

Where did Advice Columns Come From?

Danielle examines the strange history of advice columns.

Where did Advice Columns Come From?

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Origin of Everything

What Does It Mean to Be a "Good" Student?

Danielle breaks down the stereotype of the perfect student.

What Does It Mean to Be a "Good" Student?

Video thumbnail: Origin of Everything Why Are There 12 People on a Jury?

Origin of Everything

Why Are There 12 People on a Jury?

Did you know there is no hard and fast rule about how many members are required on a jury?

Why Are There 12 People on a Jury?

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Origin of Everything

The Rise of Beer

People across the globe love beer. A LOT.

The Rise of Beer