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 Survival Program
By Adrienne Raphel
How the Black Panthers helped pioneer free school breakfast in the United States.
The Brazilian Spring
By Courtney Johnson
The backstory behind one of the most momentous elections in Brazilian history.
The Stonewall Racket
By Luna Stroud
How the Mafia inadvertently helped spark the gay rights movement.
The Oka Crisis
By Jeremy Siwik
Inside the months-long battle that reshaped Canada’s indigenous rights movement.