Friday, April 10, 2020

Tag: Abraham Lincoln

Chicago Transit Authority Criticized After Sharing Photo...

The Chicago Transit Authority created a social media frenzy after retweeting photos of an Abraham Lincoln impersonator in the train station to...

Mike Pence’s Black History Month Tweet Celebrating...

Twitter lashed out at Mike Pence when he recognized Black History Month by acknowledging Lincoln's submission of the 13th amendment, rather than commending Black activists...

President Obama Will Dedicate the National Museum...

History matters. And Black history matters. This year will prove to be an important year, as President Obama will dedicate the National Museum of...

150 Years After the 13th Amendment: Slavery...

December 6 marked the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which abolished slavery.  Important as the amendment was...

Not the Great Emancipator: 10 Racist Quotes...

Lincoln's True Opinion of the Civil War The history books often declare that President Abraham Lincoln saw the Civil...

150 Years After End of the Civil...

It is precisely 150 years after the Civil War ended with Southern surrender, at least five generations of Americans removed from this monumental conflict...

10 Fascinating Facts About Abraham Lincoln and...

In the 1840s, the self-educated Abraham Lincoln represented slave owner Robert Matson, who wanted to once again enslave a free, mixed-race woman. Lincoln lost the case,...

Land of the Free: 7 Racist Statements...

Abraham Lincoln, 1858 “I will say, then, that I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of bringing about in any way the social...

Thomas Hurley: For a 12-Year-Old on ‘Jeopardy,’...

The debate is still raging over whether Thomas Hurley, 12-year-old Connecticut boy, should have been penalized when he misspelled the correct answer in a...

Senator Rand Paul Tries to School Howard...

As part of the Republican Party's new effort to woo black voters, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul went to Howard University yesterday and presented a...

Mauch Becomes Latest Arkansas State Official To...

Loy Mauch is the latest Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives found to have written letters in support of slavery. According to reports...

New York’s Schomburg Center to Display Only...

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem will be the first stop for the New York State Museum's traveling exhibition of...

Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln' Barely Meets Academy Deadline

Steven Spielberg can finally relax now that his film Lincoln has met it's deadline and will be a contender for the Academy Awards. Shooting continues...

New Book ‘The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln’...

What if Abraham Lincoln had lived? What would have happened? Stephen L. Carter's new novel suggests one answer. "The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln" recasts tragedy as...

Brave Dominates U.S. Box Office

UPDATE: Pixar continues their dominance at the box office with their latest animation, Brave. The animated fantasy drama raked in a wopping $24.5 million Friday...

Benjamin Walker & Anthony Mackie Interview –...

Anthony Mackie seriously seems to be everywhere these days. Every time you turn around he's turning in another appealing supporting performance, whether as the...