One of the most important monuments in Boston honors the 54th Massachusetts, the African-American infantry regmt that fought for the Union during the Civil War, and its commander Colonel Robert Gould Shaw. A major restoration is on tap. @anthonyeverett @shaynaseymour 7:30 #wcvb
The Confederate flag has been used as a symbol of terror, torture, and oppression since the Civil War.
“If you want to improve the civil service - and I think there are areas it could do better - then you don’t do that by going to war with it.” Former head of the civil service Sir Bob Kerslake on reported plans the Govt will seek to reform it #Newsnight | @SirBobKerslake
From our new #Peaceworks : addressing the threat of transnational terrorism requires understanding its complex interlinkages with civil war and weak governance.
A new poll says 70 percent of Americans believe we are on the verge of civil war. They are wrong. There’s no verge. A social civil war is in progress.
every time i reply to an e-mail, i sound like a civil war widow: "Apologies for the slow reply. 'Twas a long and trying winter and life has been naught but a constant chain of struggle and despair. Please excuse my idleness during these troubled times..."