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FLASHPOINT

A series exploring fascinating, forgotten moments in history and how they've transformed our present. This multimedia article format brings readers on a historical journey, guiding them through the event's most important moments beat by beat.

Our Flashpoint series is best experienced with headphones on.

The Brazilian Spring

The backstory behind one of the most momentous elections in Brazilian history.

The Stonewall Racket

How the Mafia inadvertently helped spark the gay rights movement.

The Oka Crisis

Inside the months-long battle that reshaped Canada’s indigenous rights movement.