Helen Viola Jackson married James Bolin in 1936, when she was 17 and he was 93
The sculpture, installed in 1879, is based on one still standing in Washington, D.C.
Statue of Civil Rights Activist Barbara Rose Johns Will Replace U.S. Capitol's Likeness of Robert E. Lee
Johns, whose efforts helped desegregate public schools, is set to represent Virginia in place of the Confederate general
Virginia Museum Will Lead Efforts to Reimagine Richmond Avenue Once Lined With Confederate Monuments
Governor Ralph Northam's proposed budget for the coming fiscal year earmarks $11 million for the project
The redesigned banner—approved by on Tuesday by 68 percent of voters—features a magnolia bloom and the words "In God We Trust"
In 1864, Democrats and Republicans clashed over legislation allowing soldiers to cast their ballots from the front
For more than seven decades, the North Carolina memorial has courted controversy in unexpected forms
The institution describes the move, which arrives amid a reckoning on the U.S.' history of systemic racism, as "part of healing"
On June 19, 1865, the decree informed the people of Texas that enslaved individuals were now free
The Union and Confederate soldiers buried at the site of the 1862 clash were later moved to nearby cemeteries
A new report brings the number of victims of racial terror killings between 1865 and 1950 to almost 6,500
Currently, Paris is home to just one significant monument recognizing the country's history of enslavement
Protesters in three U.S. cities targeted sculptures of the Italian explorer and colonizer
As protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd continue, statues commemorating controversial historical figures are being removed from U.S. cities
Irene Triplett, whose father defected from the Confederate Army and enlisted with the Union, collected $73.13 a month
Miami-Dade County commissioners unanimously approved plans to rename local stretches of Dixie Highway
Both historic figures were born into slavery in Maryland and went on to become key activists in the abolitionist movement
Archaeologists unearthed the blue glass bottle near the hearth of a small fort used during the Civil War
The work by artist Kehinde Wiley will soon be moved to Richmond, Virginia, not far from a street lined with controversial Civil War memorials
Pauline Cushman, now featured in a Smithsonian photography exhibition, unexpectedly found herself spying for the Union after accepting a dare
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