thomas jefferson

Politics
The first daughter cited a Thomas Jefferson letter about being "surrounded by enemies and spies catching and perverting every word that falls from my lips."
Black Voices
Atatiana Jefferson, 28, was standing near a bedroom window when the white Fort Worth police officer opened fire from outside.
Weird News
Authorities say Alexandria Incontro scaled the massive granite sculpture Friday with bare feet and no rope, making it to about 15 feet (4.5 meters) from the top.
Black Voices
A new Freedom and Liberation Day recognizing slaves' emancipation in Charlottesville will replace Jefferson's birthday as a city holiday.
Videos
Besides Independence Day, July 4th is also known for other major events in U.S. history, including the opening of West Point military academy.
Black Voices
States are trying to capitalize on the 50th anniversaries of many civil rights milestones.
Politics
Tim Geithner, Ben Bernanke and Hank Paulson dealt a catastrophic blow to public faith in American institutions.
Education
In an 1816 letter to Colonel Charles Yancey, former President Thomas Jefferson wrote: “If a nation expects to be ignorant
Politics
A major chapter in American history–rarely taught in our schools–is how ever larger corporations have moved to game, neutralize
U.S. News
“The terrain is telling you you’re not welcome here. I don’t know how a black person at U.Va. is supposed to feel, honestly.”
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Impact
Co-authored by Adam Messenlehner Last week tragedy struck in Charlottesville when white supremacists and neo-Nazis took to
Politics
But the percentage of African-American students at the University of Virginia still greatly lags behind that of black high school graduates in the state.
Politics
He’s scary. His supporters are scary. But he comes in a context.