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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.
A new Freedom and Liberation Day recognizing slaves' emancipation in Charlottesville will replace Jefferson's birthday as a city holiday.
Besides Independence Day, July 4th is also known for other major events in U.S. history, including the opening of West Point military academy.
States are trying to capitalize on the 50th anniversaries of many civil rights milestones.
Tim Geithner, Ben Bernanke and Hank Paulson dealt a catastrophic blow to public faith in American institutions.
In an 1816 letter to Colonel Charles Yancey, former President Thomas Jefferson wrote: “If a nation expects to be ignorant
A major chapter in American history–rarely taught in our schools–is how ever larger corporations have moved to game, neutralize
“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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Co-authored by Adam Messenlehner Last week tragedy struck in Charlottesville when white supremacists and neo-Nazis took to
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.
He’s scary. His supporters are scary. But he comes in a context.
Balancing thought and action will always be a challenge for many people. When you spend too much time picturing what a project
"This week, it is Robert E. Lee and this week, Stonewall Jackson. Is it George Washington next? You have to ask yourself