A group of Holocaust survivors
April 13th, 2018

For seven decades, “never forget” has been the rallying cry of the Holocaust remembrance movement. But a shocking new survey (released, ironically, on Holocaust Remembrance Day) reveals that many Americans – particularly millennials – lack a basic understanding of the Holocaust and its horrors. Continue reading

December 28th, 2017

Another year in the books! As we inch closer to January 1st, we’d like to take a moment and reflect on all that happened in 2017. From revelations of sexual abuse by people in powerful places, to intense debates over … Continue reading

Creepy Santa Claus
December 14th, 2017

These days we celebrate Christmas with festive holiday decorations, visits from a jolly elderly gentleman named Santa, and robust trees placed by the window. But it wasn’t always that way. In fact, Christmases past were quite different from our celebrations today. Here are 10 things you might not have known about the history of the Christmas holiday. Continue reading

A Confederate statue being torn down
December 13th, 2017

This past summer brought a wave of reckoning that swept across the country, as scores of statues and monuments celebrating the Confederacy were removed from the public eye. In total, at least 30 cities oversaw the removal of one or more statues. Was it the right move? Continue reading

November 8th, 2017

In the latest terrorist attack committed in the name of radical Islam, 8 people were killed and 12 more injured during a murderous truck rampage in New York City. The suspect, a 29-year-old immigrant from Uzbekistan, was captured and taken … Continue reading

Washington National Cathedral in D.C.
September 11th, 2017

In the wake of a national discussion about controversial monuments and statues, Washington National Cathedral in the nation’s capital has decided to remove two stained-glass windows depicting Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson. Church leaders agreed that … Continue reading