There has been a continuing struggle to honor veterans not only on this holiday, but all year round.
This date in 1939 marks the birth of Russell Charles Means, activist for the rights of Native American people.
In 1852 the California legislature paid $1.1 million to citizen militias to hunt and kill Native Americans.
On this date in 1949, Helen Eugenie Moore Anderson became the first woman to hold the post of U.S. ambassador when she was sworn in by Truman.
Stamp collecting is not the serious hobby it once was, but I want to offer a salute to this pastime that once provided me hours of fascination.
The Catholic pacifist affiliated with the Catholic Worker movement, attended a rally held near the Armed Forces Induction Center in Manhattan.
In Alabama, 50 years after Selma, voting rights are once more under assault.
In the United States today, approximately 120 to 130 indigenous languages are still spoken by at least a few people.
The idea of replacing Columbus Day with a day celebrating the indigenous people of North America first arose in 1977.
Born on this date in 1941 in Greenville, S.C., he is an American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, politician, and columnist.