It was a safe space for Black soldiers to make a home and build families after they returned from fighting in the Civil War and later in World War I. In that time, the Greenwood District in Tulsa, Oklahoma had risen from dirt plots to a thriving Black community, a
Historic news today for those of us who want to see someone other than slave-owning white guys on American dollar bills. New White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced Monday morning that the US Treasury would restart plans to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill. The Obama administration announced
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We were delighted to see the Golden Gate Park statue of Francis Scott Key torn down this weekend, we’ve been complaining about that thing for years. Same goes for that Junipero Serra statue, because that guy oversaw a genocide of hundreds of thousands of Native Americans. But Friday’s Juneteenth statue-toppling
Air Force Staff Sergeant Steven Carrillo, 32, is accused of killing two law enforcement officers and injuring others in a violent spree that spread from Oakland to Ben Lomond between May 29 and June 6. He’s been charged with murder and attempted murder, along with a slew of other charges.
According to some rudimentary Internet research, the world of historical reenactment is a strange and nuanced one. Honestly, that’s pretty expected. It takes some peculiarly fixated folks to want to simulate trenchfoot and bayonet wounds and the numerous other miserable accoutrements of historical battles. Nevertheless, they soldier on. Apparently, the