A South Carolina town has honored the memory of a black WWII veteran whose 1946 beating at the hands of a white police chief left him permanently blind and helped spur President Harry Truman’s drive to integrate the U.S. military.
Throughout the weekend NFL games featured a number of different players demonstrating on the field — or in the locker room — during the national anthem before games. There were also a pair of national anthem singers on Sunday who took knees while performing.
American women are staying home from work, zipping up their wallets, wearing red and attending rallies across the country to show their economic strength and impact on society as part of International Women’s Day celebrations happening across the globe Wednesday.
Drawing a broad lesson from the election of Donald Trump, President Barack Obama said Tuesday that world leaders need to pay heed to people’s very real fears of economic dislocation and inequality in the midst of globalization.