June 6, 2019

Today is the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy during WWII. It was the largest seaborne invasion in history and began the liberation of Western Europe from Nazi control. 10,000 Allied troops died on D-Day.


July 4, 2018

“We defeat oppression with liberty. We cure indifference with compassion. We remedy social injustice with justice. And if our journey embodies these lasting principles, we find peace.” – Patricia Roberts Harris


May 26, 2018

In the autumn of 1864, Massachusetts Governor John A. Andrew wrote to President Lincoln, asking him to express condolences to Mrs. Lydia Bixby, a widow believed to have lost five sons during the Civil War. Lincoln’s letter to her was printed by the Boston Evening Transcript.