Many white people in the South held no one in captivity. Lies and false fear, not ideals, were used to convince them to vote for leaving the Union.
On May 26, the town council in Newstead, New York voted to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day.
The Confederate flag features prominently in photos of the white youth arrested and charged with the murders.
Despite massive, worldwide protests, Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were executed in Sing Sing Prison; on this anniversary, their granddaughter has this message and shares videos.
Fighting off racist attacks is nothing new for the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C.
It honors the day when slaves in Texas heard they had been freed by Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation.
How perfect that Loving Day refers to Richard and Mildred Loving, the couple in the Supreme Court case.
La Peña was founded on this date in 1975. It promotes peace, social justice, and cultural understanding through the arts, education, and social action.
In its earliest phase, very little was known about transmission, and public anxiety grew, sometimes reaching hysterical proportions.
In 1943, simmering racial unease exploded as hundreds of white sailors stationed in Los Angeles stormed into East L.A. and began beating Hispanics.