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General Robert E Lee

Live-Streamed Civil War Seminar -- Creating Education That Is Accessible to All

Larry Velvel | Posted 08.15.2012 | College
Larry Velvel

The high cost of both legal and undergraduate education is, justly, a hot button topic right now, and in my opinion, far too little is being done to ensure that every American has access to the remarkable educational opportunities this country has to offer.

Arlington Cemetery: Once A Thriving Black Town

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hermene Hartman

The only trace of Freedman's Village left on the grounds are the lonely graves in Section 27 near the Iwo Jima Memorial.

Ground Zero Mosque Opponents Have a Lot of Work to Do

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

If Newt, Sarah and Glenn were truly so driven to maintain the sacred purity of American "hallowed ground," they can start by campaigning for the removal of the General Robert E. Lee statue of Gettysburg.

Lincoln and Lee: A Seldom-Told Tale

Jamie Stiehm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamie Stiehm

By seizing an estate once connected to George and Martha Washington, Lincoln made the point that Lee was nothing but a traitor to the government he had served as a career Army general.

So You're Planning a Confederate History Month Party!

Andy McDonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy McDonald

The last thing you want to do in celebration of Confederate History Month is omit or overlook any critical information regarding life in the south during the Confederacy!

Virginia Shame

Karen Finney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Finney

I am the great, great, great, great niece of General Lee and a slave. That is my American story, a mixed race heritage that I am proud of, just as Virginia, the South and our country has a mixed history.

The Invention of Santa Claus

Louise Mirrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Louise Mirrer

The modern image of Santa Claus was invented in the 19th century by New Yorkers, as a secular myth meant to unite the city's diverse and growing population.

How To Turn Any Setback Into A Triumph

Men's Health | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Success in fields ranging from soccer to bass playing comes just as much from perseverance (which is largely about rebounding after taking hits) as ...