Tag: Abraham Lincoln

Black History Month has a history of its own. The commemorative month was founded more than 100 years ago. In 1915, 50 years after President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation which abolished slavery in…

Thanksgiving is older even than the nation. And while early Thanksgivings involving Pilgrims and Indians weren’t the idealized banquets many of us learned about in school, they were days on which Americans made time for…