”Maybe You Could Be President Someday...” This phrase has probably been uttered to hundreds of millions of American children throughout o...
Presidents’ Day may have been established in 1885 to recognize the birthday of America’s first President, but most American families thes...
On President's Day we salute our nation's leaders. One man, in particular, gives us the motivation to conquer each day. Abraham Lincoln not only fough...
As this press event for the Gravity Falls finale was drawing to a close, Alex took a moment to directly address the adults and kids who were so quick to embrace this animated series after it initially debuted on the Disney Channel back in June of 2012.
Adding a woman to this list has been a long time coming; women having been running for the highest executive office for almost 150 years. For as long as they've been running, their ability to serve as commander-in-chief has been questioned. Often the scrutiny comes in the form of gender-based put downs and attacks.
Written in the form of a powerful letter to his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates reflects on a series of revelatory experiences that helped him to understand America's racial history, its current inequalities, and his visions for the future.
When it comes to national holidays, it's hard to find one that garners less respect and reflection than Presidents Day. There's no one to mourn as w...
In celebration of President's Day, I present the trends in presidential baby naming since the birth of the United States.
Even before American hegemony emerged after World War II, birthday boy George Washington's Farewell Address admonition to avoid "permanent alliances" and focus on neutrality had long since been ignored. Now we have a worldwide web of alliances, mostly of our own instigation, and involvement in a whole host of wars.
I would like to take this occasion to share an experience in which President Reagan (for whom I had not voted) taught me something powerful and lasting regarding the value -- and importance -- of loving (yes I mean loving) our country.
Ask business leaders what keeps them up at night, and often, they'll say they wonder what their legacy will be. U.S. presidents are no different. They all want to know how their actions will be remembered.
While almost every American could probably tell you some of the most prominent details of the life of Abraham Lincoln, such as his time living in a log cabin or the opening of the Gettysburg Address, there is still much most people don't know about the country's 16th president.
You might be surprised by the level of boozing accomplished in the presidential office as early as 1797.
A number of school districts around the country even give the kids the whole week off now, offering you the chance to turn a three-day jaunt into a real vacation.
The battle over MLK Day moved a Super Bowl. Southern states weren't the last to celebrate it. The law making it a national holiday was signed by a Republican President. And you'll never guess who voted for it in the U.S. Senate!
President Obama today thanked the American people for "standing up to oppression" by protesting the Columbus Day holiday. He vowed to take aggressive action to "right the wrongs of our current outmoded holiday calendar" as we "embark on a new era of fairness and equality."