The life of the last surviving member of the Lincoln Brigade was celebrated May 21 by friends and family.
The Lincoln Brigade was 2,800 men and women, African-American, Latino and white, who volunteered to defend Spain's elected government from Franco and his fascists.
When I think about Spain, I think about the people who taught me to fight for a different world, for a vision of a just society, a socialist society.
What is behind "Stars and Bars," Calhoun Streets and Robert E. Lee statues-lynchings and mass incarceration, police bullying and murder of African Americans.
With a stroke of a pen the Union government outlawed the enslavement of 4 million people. The truth was that the war was not going well for the North and they had to pass the Emancipation Proclamation in order to win.
As we celebrate Independence Day, it is worth remembering how important documents are to us - and where the authority for those documents comes from.
Our country today, April 12, marks the 150th anniversary of the official start of the Civil War with the firing on Fort Sumter.
150 years ago today, the first shots of the American Civil War were fired.
Some groups want to remember the Confederacy "the right way." Whatever can they mean?
Book review: Eric Foner's "The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery."