Politicians across the South are distancing themselves from the Confederate battle flag, but tributes to slaveocracy and its racist legacy persist around the country.
Hidden behind thick live oak trees and palmetto palms, large coquina walls and archways tell the story of slavery and Indian removal in Florida.
The Confederate flag features prominently in photos of the white youth arrested and charged with the murders.
During the Great Depression, the "Bonus Expeditionary Force," a group of World War I veterans seeking to cash in their veterans' bonus certificates, arrived in D.C.
The Pentagon commemoration omits contributions of the peace movement "on the home front" that helped bring an end to the war.
The IWPA announced earlier this month that People's World writers are among the recipients of top awards.
"History shapes and molds our perceptions of our past, present and future; it informs and builds a narrative: it provides lessons applicable to today's reality."
On this date in 1965, Washington, D.C. saw the first major demonstration against the Vietnam War.
The death toll is estimated at perhaps as many as 750,000, out of a total U.S. population of only 30 million at the time.
A march on the 50th anniversary of the first national protest against the Vietnam War will be held over Apr. 29- May 2 in Washington D.C.