memorials

Celebrities, athletes and fans are wearing their homages to the NBA legend who died Sunday in a helicopter crash.
The U.S. debate over Confederate statues will look familiar to a lot of nations.
That's the most vital point of the memorials debate: these statues and sites don't simply capture history, but rather the process by which we have constructed and remembered it.
Here is some news that will make smiles blossom. A plan is in the works to build a memorial garden in honor of the late Princess
This is the thoughtful question posed by Harriet F. Senie in her new book, Memorials to Shattered Myths: Vietnam to 9/11
Tawas City and East Tawas -- "the Tawases" -- are picturesque sister communities on the east coast of Michigan. The quaint area on the shores of Lake Huron's Tawas Bay offers fun and sea and sand to both the residents and year-round visitors.
Yesterday, I read about a new project to place memorial markers at the 4,000 sites where African Americans were lynched in the South. It awoke the emotions I felt when I first viewed plaques on buildings in Paris memorializing Jews who were sent East by the Nazis and never seen again.
It makes sense to remove the Confederate Flag from government space. Though there are people who believe it stands for heritage and a unique Southern culture, that flag is also an active symbol of hate in today's world. Ben Tillman and John Calhoun are not active symbols of hate. Few today even know who they are.
The woods are dotted with brilliant red roses, bright yellow sunflowers and pale purple hydrangea. Spring is here, but these flowers have been with me all winter long. I've watched them grow -- not in size but in number.
Steve worked tirelessly to create dignity and opportunity in the lives of thousands of young men and women from poor families in Nairobi.