Passed with strong bipartisan support, the commission hopes to gather information and educate the public about lynchings of African-Americans that took place in Maryland between 1854 and 1933.
Memorial Day is a solemn day to think about dead people, broken families, orphaned children, blood and ultimate scarifies. So, why do we put “Happy” in front of it? There is a reason.
Republicans re-write history to suit their own narrative, keep their party afloat, and keep their pundits employed. And mainstream media helps, boy do they help.
I got a fever! (Open thread)
This week, baseball fans rejoiced as Opening Days across the country marked the beginning of their beloved season. It also happens to be the 150th anniversary of the first official baseball season ever.
Social media celebrates Jane Mayer's "blockbuster" New Yorker article on Fox. Where have they been?
The leak of Trump's schedule, and abundance of "Executive Time" invites the inevitable comparison to previous presidents.
The combination of the Superbowl and America's "Black Mecca" is too important to ignore.
In 1997, Kathleen Caronna spent 24 days in a coma after a Cat in the Hat float in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade crashed into a lamppost, causing part of the lamppost to plunge into her.
Freshman Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi on California attending the March on Washington (for Gay Rights) in 1987.
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