Alice Paul forced the suffrage question to the forefront of public debate when in 1917 the ‘Silent Sentinels’ protests saw women picketing the White House gates. As the United States gets closer to marking
The March 11 Metro article “Pain of segregation renewed at Wilson High” discussed the name controversy at the District’s Woodrow Wilson High School. I graduated from Wilson in 1962, when there was but
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia education officials have announced additional dates for public forums as part of preparations for an upcoming special legislative session. The first of seven forums
It is a prestigious name in D.C. education circles: Woodrow Wilson High. But now, there’s talk of erasing the name of the nation’s 28th president from the school — talk forcing the wealthy, largely white
In November 1918, when news of the armistice in Europe arrived in Cairo, Muhammad Husayn Haykal, a prominent Egyptian intellectual, was approached by a friend. “This is it!” Haykal’s friend exclaimed.
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson disclosed Friday that she is stepping down to become president of the University of Texas at El Paso, a highly-ranked research university near her home state New
On March 10 at 2 a.m. ET, states that recognize daylight-saving time will "spring forward" and move their clocks one hour ahead. While "springing forward" means losing an hour of sleep, the sun will be
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