Why we still need Freedom Schools, 50 years later


Half a century ago, students and local organizers banded together to fight to end segregation and discrimination against African-Americans in the United States. Continue reading


How WWI changed the world forever


This week marks the 100-year anniversary of World War I, which drastically altered the global map and changed the course of history. Continue reading


D-Day veterans return to Normandy 70 years later


American veterans, who fought the Nazis on the shores of Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944, returned for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion that turned the tide of World War II in favor of Allied forces. Continue reading


25 years later, Tiananmen Square massacre remains unspoken tragedy in China


In 1989, unarmed students took to Tiananmen Square to call for government accountability, freedom of press and other pro-democracy causes. Continue reading


President Obama honors 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act


DOWNLOAD VIDEO At the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas, four presidents and prominent civil rights advocates recently gathered to celebrate the 50th…read more

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