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UnErasing LGBTQ History in Schools

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 10.16.2015 | Education
Warren J. Blumenfeld

No matter what your score, I wanted to make the point that for the most part, students are not given the opportunity to discuss important issues, concepts, and personalities related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) issues in the required curriculum in the K-12 classrooms of the United States.

The Revolutionary War Told through Five Bars

Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree | Posted 08.31.2014 | Travel
Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree

If you want to experience the Revolutionary War on our Independence Day, go to one (or preferably all) of these historic watering holes.

WATCH: What Was The War Of 1812 About Again?

Posted 10.25.2011 | Comedy

What was the war of 1812 about again? That is the subject of the newest parody from College Humor. Like something out of a middle school cram sessi...

Glenn Beck Riffs on my HuffPost Article

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

I'd like to point out to Glenn Beck and his Republican friends that there are indeed such things as empirical historical facts that are not "spun" or manipulated by historians although they sound quite "liberal" when acknowledged.

Harriet Tubman Items Donated To Smithsonian's New African-American History Museum

El Paso Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON - Tourists and history buffs will be able to see some rare Harriet Tubman items when a museum of African-American history opens on the Nati...