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By Joshua Barajas
St. Mary's College of Maryland unveiled a new memorial yesterday honoring the lives of enslaved people of southern Maryland. It tells the story of "resilience, persistence, and creative problem-solving that defined the lives” of the enslaved people that lived there…
By Ivette Feliciano, Connie Kargbo
President Trump is scheduled to appear at an Independence Day celebration at Mount Rushmore on July 3. For some, this event will symbolize love of country. Others will see it very differently…
By Jennifer Ladino, The Conversation
The Friends of the National World War II Memorial is holding a ceremony and candlelight vigil to honor the nearly 9,000 Americans who died during the invasion of Nazi-occupied France.
By Gretchen Frazee
In Spain, a constitutional debate has arisen over the body of former dictator Francisco Franco. The new left-wing government wants to relocate Franco's remains, which lie in the Valley of the Fallen, a Spanish civil war monument near Madrid. But…
By Malcolm Brabant
By PBS NewsHour
Millions of Americans who served during the Great War may soon be memorialized in the nation’s capital. The winning design by 25-year-old architect Joe Weishaar was selected from more than 360 proposals for the National World War I Memorial in…
By Erik Andersen
A winning proposal has been selected for a new World War I memorial that would be one block from the White House in the nation’s capital, the World War I Centennial Commission announced Tuesday.
Over the past few days, both impromptu and organized memorials have popped up across the globe to the victims of the Paris attacks and the people of France. Hari Sreenivasan offers a look.
Friday marks the 14th anniversary of September 11, 2001, and with it, the crash of United Flight 93, one of four planes that were hijacked. A new memorial was dedicated outside Shanksville, Pennsylvania, to honor those on board who gave…
The non-profit program Honor Flight gives veterans the opportunity to fly to Washington, D.C., to see the memorials dedicated to the wars in which they’ve served. For many veterans, especially those who have served in World War II, this may…
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