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War Memorial Separates Dead By Race: 'Whites' And 'Colored'

AP | Jeffrey Collins | Posted 02.06.2015 | Black Voices

GREENWOOD, S.C. (AP) — Along Main Street in a small South Carolina city, there is war memorial honoring fallen World War I and II soldiers, dividing...

What War Memorials Get Wrong

Lee Daniel Kravetz | Posted 08.12.2014 | Impact
Lee Daniel Kravetz

It's tremendously hard to believe that two decades have passed since the genocide in Rwanda. This is the topic of conversation with a friend named Clemantine Wamariya one recent afternoon in San Francisco.

War Memorials Should Honor All That Serve

Roy Speckhardt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Roy Speckhardt

While evangelical Christians are some of the loudest supporters of our troops, many of their leaders want to ignore or marginalize the sacrifices of minority religious and non-religious service members who fought on behalf of this country.

Andrea Stone

WWI Memorial Advocates Surrender To Local Opposition | Andrea Stone | Posted 09.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Advocates of a controversial plan to nationalize a monument to District of Columbia troops who died in World War I have surrendered to ...

RABBIT RUCKUS: This Statue Has War Veterans Hopping Man

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.17.2012 | Weird News

War veterans in Dedham, Mass., are up in arms ...

Andrea Stone

Daughter Of Last WWI Veteran In Battle Over D.C. War Memorial | Andrea Stone | Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Michigan filmmaker and the daughter of Frank Buckles, who was the last surviving American veteran of World War I, fired the latest sal...

Texas Rep. Wants To Nationalize Local D.C. War Mem'l

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.10.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia and federal leaders are gathering at the D.C. War Memorial on Thursday morning to reopen the long-neglected and new...

U.S. Works To Save War Memorials In Iraq

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq — In words etched in stone, painted on concrete barriers, scribbled on hospital walls with magic markers, American troops...