Check out the Michigan History Museum in Lansing or the Ella Sharp Museum in Jackson. Both museums showcase the rich history of our state and the people, places, and things that make it so special.
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- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/GettyIn the wake of the Unite the Right rally in 2017—and even more so during the George Floyd protests of 2020—hundreds of Confederate monuments across the country were toppled, removed, or added to the agendas of countless city council meetings. Of course, thousands more remain, spread far and wide below the Mason Dixon line as well as stretching up through the North and as far west as Alaska. But for the cities that did remove these racist
- The Herald-Mail
Politicians are coming to the rescue with their own skewed history and rules about what can be taught.
- The Week
The Supreme Court is not an institution inclined toward justice
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Highlights of Today in History: Benjamin Franklin born; Soviet and Polish forces liberate Warsaw; Eisenhower farewell address; Japan earthquake; Al Capone is born;Muhammad Ali born.
- Savannah Morning News
Savannah celebrated the late Martin Luther King Jr's 93rd birthday by introducing its first monument dedicated to the civil rights leader.
- Press Connects | Press & Sun-Bulletin
After Jacob Carter Robie established the first permanent dentist’s office in the Binghamton area, he raised troops and served in the Civil War.
- The Newport Daily News
The Fort is the largest remaining Revolutionary War earthwork in southern New England.
- The Oak Ridger
Experience the history of Oak Ridge through the lens of Ed Wescott at noon, Jan. 19, at the Oak Ridge Library.
- The Independent
Nobu Shirase left Japan in 1910, at a time when very few others did, and travelled south to eventually become the first non-European to explore Antarctica. Mick O'Hare tells his story
Each History Day project must address the annual theme. This year’s theme is “Debate & Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures, Consequences.”
- Hilton Head Island Packet
For this veteran, the Honor Flight trip to D.C. was something he had always wanted to do but kept putting off. When he finally went in 2021, he was presented with a flag from the ceremony at the Iwo Jima Memorial.
- The Oak Ridger
This Historically Speaking column is dedicated to Ed Westcott, who would have turned 100-years-old on Jan. 20,
- The News-Messenger
Today is: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
- The St. Augustine Record
St. Augustine's James Jackson was arrested alongside Martin Luther King in the notorious Monson Motor Lodge incident in 1964.
Rapper Fyütch is teaching Black history through hip-hop music and spoken-word poetry. He spoke to Craig Melvin for "Dads Got This!"