The complex history of U.S. and Delaware housing policies often perpetuated racial discrimination and economic inequality. Tracing initiatives from the 1930s to the Civil Rights era, the article scrutinizes their mixed impacts.
A significant increase in Sussex County’s Hispanic population has led to transformative changes in the community, legal landscape, and policy discussions.
Explore the origins of America’s first study abroad program, initiated by Raymond Kirkbride at the University of Delaware in 1923. Learn how his World War I service influenced a vision that transformed higher education and set a precedent for future programs.
Delaware’s low-number license plates are more than mere identification; they’re cultural icons, family heirlooms, and symbols of political clout. They’ve also spawned a lucrative market, with auctioneers fetching six-figure sums for prized digits.
Pauline A. Young, born in 1900, became a pioneering force in education, civil rights, and library sciences in segregated Wilmington, Delaware. She influenced generations through her work at Howard High School and extensive civil rights activism, leaving a lasting legacy.
ILC Dover designed the iconic Apollo space suits, embodying years of engineering excellence and ethical responsibility. This Delaware-based firm evolved from a military supplier to a pivotal NASA partner, safeguarding astronauts while remaining largely unsung. The story of ILC is a tribute to hidden innovation.