Category Archives: Honor

Cubans Pay Last Respects To Fidel Castro

HAVANA, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Galvanized by a 21-gun salute that thundered across Havana, tens of thousands of Cubans paid final respects on Monday to Fidel Castro, who led a leftist revolution, ruled for half a century and resisted the … Continue reading

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Muhammad Ali – “The Greatest” – Dead at the Age of 74

Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74.   Muhammad Ali, ‘The Greatest of All Time’, Dead at 74 by JON SCHUPPE Muhammad Ali, the silver-tongued boxer and civil rights champion who famously proclaimed himself “The Greatest” and … Continue reading

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#MemorialDay was started by former slaves on May 1, 1865

On this date in 1865, former Black slaves started Memorial Day in America. This occurred in Charleston, SC to honor 257 dead Union Soldiers who had been buried in a mass grave in a Confederate prison camp. They dug up … Continue reading

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. | Life In Pictures

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President Raul Castro officially welcomes President Barack Obama to Cuba

WATCH: @POTUS officially received by Cuban President Raul Castro at Palace of the Revolution — ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) March 21, 2016

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Friday Open Thread | Historical Native American Photos

Rattles of Arikara bear medicine men. Edward S. Curtis Collection.

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