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Great leaders see things as they are, not as they wish them to be. This is a defining characteristic for those given to rational decision-making.... [Read More]
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On June 19, 1865, Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, with news that the Civil War was over, and that all remaining slaves in Texas... [Read More]
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Let's be real: Right now the Nets' narrative is all about free agency. The chase for Kevin Durant. The Kyrie Irving-D'Angelo Russell debate that's sparking... [Read More]
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Thousand of Black Americans are celebrating Juneteenth, the day slaves officially became free after the civil war in the United States back in 1865. [Read More]
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Lawmakers in both parties have sought to block arms sales over Saudi and UAE intervention in Yemen's civil war... [Read More]
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In 1894, the ribbon was cut on the new Soldiers' and Sailors' monument in downtown Cleveland. Its goal, to remember the 9,000 men from Cuyahoga... [Read More]
In 1894, the ribbon was cut on the new Soldiers' and Sailors' monument in downtown Cleveland. Its goal, to remember the 9,000 men from Cuyahoga... [Read More]
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Yemen's civil war has killed at least 91,600 people so far, a database tracking violence said Wednesday, presenting a new estimate after completing reporti... [Read More]
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On this day in 1865 remaining slaves in Texas were freed, following the end of the Civil War. The celebration that followed lasted into the... [Read More]
It launched this week in honor of the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Lynchburg in Civil War. [Read More]
EAST ORANGE, NJ— Juneteenth is a day that marks when the last slaves were freed following the civil war; for it, one North Jersey community... [Read More]
The names of 107 Colored Troops veterans were read aloud during a ceremony that announced their inclusion to the Roll of Honor at the Cuyahoga... [Read More]
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a U.S. list of countries that recruit child soldiers, dismissing his experts'... [Read More]
After the conclusion of the Civil War, slaves were unaware for two years that they were free, until Union soldiers reached them. [Read More]
The Oneida Community Mansion House, 170 Kenwood Ave. in Oneida, hosts "Soldier's Joy: The Civil War in Songs and Letters" at 4 p.m. June 22.... [Read More]
"To ease another's heartache is to forget one's own." [Read More]
"To ease another's heartache is to forget one's own." [Read More]
"For a century after the Civil War, black people were subjected to a relentless campaign of terror, a campaign that extended well into the lifetime... [Read More]
Some old 19th century musket guns had once stood abandoned and neglected in a Lookout Mountain cave, but they later became quite sought after.             ... [Read More]
On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo discusses concerns of residents, HISD pay raises, our weekly political roundup, our complicated relationship with plastics, and... [Read More]
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