New Orleans To Begin Tearing Down Confederate StatuesNew Orleans will begin taking down Confederate statutes, becoming the latest Southern body to divorce itself from what some say are symbols of racism and intolerance.
Pope OKs Martyrdom Decree For U.S. Priest Killed In GuatemalaPope Francis has put an American priest killed during Guatemala's civil war on the path to possible sainthood by declaring him a martyr.
Texas African-American History Memorial Unveiled Amid ProtestsOfficials have dedicated a monument on the grounds of the Texas State Capitol recognizing the contributions of African-Americans in the state.
Future Of New Orleans Confederate Monuments Argued In CourtA court is expected to hear arguments on whether New Orleans should be able to remove four Confederate monuments.
Plano Activists Lobby To Save Historic HouseAfter years of debate, city leaders have given activists one last chance to save the Collinwood home, which may be the oldest historic home in Plano.
The Historian's Guide To New EnglandMany of New England's most important historic sites and monuments can be found in and around Boston.
Middle-Schoolers Ceremoniously Vote To Remove Confederate General's Name From SchoolOn Friday over 900 students at Hood Middle School cast ballots in a ceremonial election to remove the Hood name attached to the school since 1955.
Publisher Apologizes For Textbook Calling Slaves 'Workers'The publisher of a high school textbook that referred to slaves brought to America as "workers" is apologizing and says more diversity will be added to review boards.
Vandals Spray Paint "Shame" On Robert E. Lee Statue In DallasSomeone has vandalized the General Lee statue at Robert E. Lee Park in Dallas. Overnight, the word “shame” was spray-painted, in big white letters, on the base of the statue.
South Carolina's Confederate Flag Will Be Removed FridayMore than 50 years after South Carolina raised a Confederate flag at its Statehouse to protest the civil rights movement, the rebel banner will be removed Friday in a state where such a reversal seemed unthinkable a month ago.
Civil War Sites To Visit In Virginia This SummerWant to explore some of the most historic sites in U.S. history? Check out this list of the top civil war sites in Virginia from Carlo DeVito, author of "Mrs. Lee's Rose Garden."
Lincoln's Hair Up For Auction In DallasA lock of President Abraham Lincoln's hair will be for sale starting at $10,000 this weekend in Dallas. Greg Dow is selling his father's collection of Lincoln memorabilia on Saturday.