In addition to being an editorial board member and columnist for The Nation, Hayden regularly publishes his commentary in other major media.
A slim majority of whites with a college degree see the Confederate flag as a symbol of heritage and pride, while 41 percent see it as a racist symbol.
Strong was employed by the New York Evening Post to report on the bloody massacre and the armed guards hired by Everett mill owners to keep the IWW out of town.
"If we don't tell our own story it will not be told."
Truman said, "The health of American children, like their education, should be recognized as a definite public responsibility."
Elizabeth Cady Stanton was an abolitionist and leading figure of the early women's movement.
There has been a continuing struggle to honor veterans not only on this holiday, but all year round.
This date in 1939 marks the birth of Russell Charles Means, activist for the rights of Native American people.
In 1852 the California legislature paid $1.1 million to citizen militias to hunt and kill Native Americans.
On this date in 1949, Helen Eugenie Moore Anderson became the first woman to hold the post of U.S. ambassador when she was sworn in by Truman.