The tragedy of the Ponca Indians led to Nebraska's last significant land acquisition, when President Harrison issued a proclamation that extended the northern boundary of Nebraska into the Dakota territory.
I will always remember what I learned from that cab ride to Capitol Hill: Millionaires get rich by arranging for other people to pay their way.
Helen Thomas proved herself a defender of freedom of the press, and a defender as well of democracy in Chile.
Travelers should consider going to Tulsa's John Hope Franklin Reconcilliation Park. The park commemorates the biggest race riot and massacre of American history.
The mass migration of children from Central America has been at the center of a political firestorm over the past few weeks.
The 78-year-old memorial to labor organizer and hell-raiser Mary Harris "Mother" Jones is ready for rehabilitation, the Illinois AFL-CIO announced.
Author and journalist Victor Grossman will speak on the growing right danger in Europe as it relates to Ukraine, NATO and European Parliamentary elections.
Yuri Kochiyama died June 1 in Berkeley, Calif., at age 93. The lifelong champion of civil rights catapulted to national attention under tragic circumstances.
An unpublished manuscript "The Diary of Francis Marion Wheeler 1842-1899" has been gathering dust on a bookshelf in our house for many years. Once I picked it up, I could not put it down.
"Where is Anita Torrez?" growled the sheriff's deputy at the young pregnant woman sitting at a table stuffing envelopes inside the union hall's doorway.