The 1,020th week of the Monument Terrace Troop Rally looked a little different — parked at the curb was a Vietnam-era Huey chopper, a hulking …
As the U.S. readies for the addition of Juneteenth, or June 19, as a new federal holiday, activist Opal Lee has much to celebrate.
The annual June 19 tradition commemorates the day in 1865 when former American slaves in Galveston, Texas, were finally informed of President Lincoln's Jan. 1, 1863, Emancipation Proclamation.
CHICAGO — Ephraim Martin has been asking Chicago, and asking Chicago, and asking Chicago, for years to honor Jean Baptiste Point DuSable, the first permanent non-indigenous settler of the land that became Chicago. He’s been asking for nearly 30 years. He’s asked the city to erect a 25-foot statue of DuSable, and to create a DuSable city holiday. He also wants Lake Shore Drive renamed for ...
FALLS CHURCH — The Virginia mansion where Robert E. Lee once lived that now overlooks Arlington National Cemetery is open to the public again, after a $12 million rehabilitation and reinterpretation that includes an increased emphasis on those who were enslaved there.
Visitors to Windsor Castle and the Palace of Holyrood House will see special exhibitions dedicated to Prince Philip this summer.
David Dushman, the last surviving soldier who helped liberate Auschwitz-Birkenau, died Saturday at the age of 98, the Jewish community of Munich and Upper Bavaria said in a statement on its website.
As with many names in the British royal family, it honors those who came before and pays tribute to not one but two women of particular importance to Prince Harry.