Category Archives: CNN – US

Time capsule believed to contain Gen. Robert E. Lee’s button and a hair from his horse found under a Confederate monument

Time capsule believed to contain Gen. Robert E. Lee’s button and a hair from his horse found under a Confederate monument

Officials working to remove a Confederate monument from downtown Raleigh discovered an unopened time capsule in its base. Now, 126 years after it was buried underneath the Confederate Soldiers Monument on the grounds of the North Carolina State Capitol, archaeologists and conservators from the state Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) have revealed what’s…MORE

Everyday words and phrases that have racist connotations

Everyday words and phrases that have racist connotations

The words and phrases permeate nearly every aspect of our society. “Master bedrooms” in our homes. “Blacklists” and “whitelists” in computing. The idiom “sold down the river” in our everyday speech. Many are so entrenched that Americans don’t think twice about using them. But some of these terms are directly rooted in the nation’s history…MORE

Friends and fans from around the world remember Nick Cordero following his death

Friends and fans from around the world remember Nick Cordero following his death

Condolences for Broadway actor Nick Cordero poured in from around the world after his wife announced his death Sunday night. Cordero, 41, had battled the coronavirus for 95 days before he passed. Amanda Kloots shared her husband’s progress on social media following his diagnosis, posting every improvement the actor showed and each complication he suffered,…MORE

Minority owners of the Washington Redskins are attempting to sell, reports say

Minority owners of the Washington Redskins are attempting to sell, reports say

Washington Redskins minority owners Fred Smith, Dwight Schar and Robert Rothman are all attempting to sell their interest in the team, according to a report from The Washington Post citing multiple people familiar with the deliberations. The Post reports that the three men have hired an investment banking firm to lead the search for potential…MORE

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