With most formal Juneteenth events canceled due to coronavirus concerns, street marches and "car caravans" were planned on Friday across the United States to demand racial justice on the day commemorating the end of slavery a century and a half ago.
Did you know the official electronic eavesdropping goes back to the Civil War and the days of the telegraph?
The Digital Public Library of America is seeking to build a large collection of digital archives that otherwise might not be widely available. It went online this week.
The film "Lincoln" has created an odd, new tourist destination in London's Highgate Cemetery. It's the grave site of Dr. Isacher Zacharie who tended to Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War.
The turkey, at least the commercial breeds available in the US, did not originate here. Credit goes to the Aztecs of Mesoamerica who first domesticated the bird 2500 years ago, and the conquistadors who escorted it along a circuitous journey to the US.