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Arkansas still honors Robert E. Lee during MLK holiday

Lawmakers failed to change Arkansas' practice of commemorating Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee and Martin Luther King Jr. on the same day.

8 Crazy Quotes In Support of Celebrating Robert E. Lee on MLK Day

Arkansas, Mississippi, and Alabama are the only three states in the country that celebrate Robert E. Lee on the same day as the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday. Their reasoning for the combo celebration is that the two have birthdays...Show More Summary

Arkansas panel rejects removing Lee from King holiday

16 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A bid to end Arkansas' practice of commemorating Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee and civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. on the same day has failed before a state House panel.

Nick Jonas Joins the Super-Eclectic Scream Queens Cast

23 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Fox's new horror comedy show has added another well-known name to it's motley cast: Nick Jonas. He joins true scream queen Jaime Lee Curtis and Lea Michele, Joe Manganiello, Abigail Breslin, Keke Palmer, Emma Roberts, and Ariana Grande. This is an insane cast. Read more...

Bill Maher: Robert E. Lee gave up Confederate symbols, so why can’t ‘redneck flag-hags’?

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

Bill Maher wondered when Confederate “flag-hags” would give up a divisive symbol many consider to be racist and possibly treasonous. The U.S. Supreme Court is considering whether Texas is stifling free speech by refusing to issue license plates featuring the Confederate battle flag, but the host of...

Nick Jonas joins cast of Fox's Scream Queens

Fox's upcoming horror-comedy series "Scream Queens" has already scored a killer cast that includes legendary scream queen Jamie Lee Curtis (HALLOWEEN), Emma Roberts ("American Horror Story: Coven"), Joe Manganiello (“True Blood,” MAGIC MIKE XXL), Lea Michele (“Glee”), Academy Award nominee Abigail Breslin... Read More...

Nick Jonas Joins Fox Horror-Comedy Anthology ‘Scream Queens’

Nick Jonas (Kingdom) is set for a recurring role on Scream Queens, the upcoming horror-comedy anthology series from Fox. He joins Jamie Lee Curtis, Emma Roberts, Joe Manganiello, Lea Michele, Abigail Breslin, Keke Palmer and Ariana Grande...Show More Summary

Nick Jonas Cast In Mystery Role In FOX’s Scream Queens!

Nick Jonas has been cast in FOX’s Scream Queens, the comedy-horror series from Glee creators Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan. Jonas joins a killer cast that includes Jamie Lee Curtis, Emma Roberts, Joe Manganiello, Lea Michele, Abigail Breslin, Keke Palmer and Ariana Grande. Show More Summary

Three states make MLK Day a joint holiday with Confederate General Robert E. Lee

Every now and then, if you happen to forget the complicated history of our country, Arkansas, Alabama, and Mississippi will do something to snatch you back into reality. These three states, all in the American South, have made the federal holiday for Dr. Show More Summary

The Last Hurrah For Lee and Jackson

From a classroom in Tallahassee, Florida in 1957… … to celebrating Robert E. Lee’s birthday in Montgomery, Alabama… … to the next generation in Rockbridge County, Virginia. You interpret.

Happy Robert E. Lee Day!

Every state celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but not every state celebrates it the same way. In New Hampshire, King’s birthday is “Martin Luther King Jr. Civil Rights Day,” an explicit celebration of the entire civil rights movement (and a compromise with lawmakers who didn’t want a day devoted to King alone). Show More Summary

Newswire: Ryan Murphy’s Scream Queens adds Lea Michele, a bunch of other people

Ryan Murphy, inventor of the horror-comedy, has just added a host of new people to his upcoming Fox anthology series Scream Queens. In addition to previously reported stars Jamie Lee Curtis and Emma Roberts, The Hollywood Reporter announces that Lea Michele, Joe Manganiello, Abigail Breslin, and Keke Palmer have all joined the show as cast regulars. Show More Summary

Fox's Scream Queens adds Abigail Breslin, Lea Michele, Keke Palmer & more

Last month we learned that Jamie Lee Curtis and Emma Roberts had joined the upcoming FOX series "Scream Queens", which is coming at us from "American Horror Story" producers Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, and today we've got several more names to add to the growing cast list. Coming Soon is reporting that Joe Manganiello (“True... Read More...

Organizers insist no racial motive for holding pro-Confederate rally on MLK weekend

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Dozens of demonstrators wearing Confederate uniforms marched Saturday morning in Baltimore to honor Generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson, two days before the holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr. About 50 protesters stood silently across the street from the pro-Confederate rally, and some...

When Your State Celebrates Lee & King

This year, the holiday celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision for America falls on the birthday of Robert E. Lee. It’s unsettling, but it’s fitting, too.

Scream Queens Just Added Lea Michele, Ariana Grande And More

Ryan Murphy knows how to put together some amazing casts, as well as some disturbing visuals, and that?s no different for his upcoming Fox horror comedy anthology Scream Queens. Joining Jamie Lee Curtis and Emma Roberts are Lea Michele and a handful of other talented actors. Click To Continue Reading

Robert E. Lee’s Southern tragedy: The rebel general who might have been George Washington

Lincoln wanted him to lead the Union against the South. Lee chose differently, and forever complicated his legacy

Lea Michele, Ariana Grande & Joe Maganiello Join 'Scream Queens'

Lea Michele isn’t leaving Ryan Murphy or Fox behind after Glee ends. The network just announced that the 28-year-old actress will stay on for a new role in Scream Queens, alongside stars Emma Roberts and Jamie Lee Curtis. The show, which revolves around a college campus which is rocked by a series of murders, has [...]

Four Join Ryan Murphy’s Scream Queens!

Fox has announced cast additions for the first season of Ryan Murphy’s new series, Scream Queens. Joining Jamie Lee Curtis and Emma Roberts will be Joe Manganiello, Lea Michelle, Abigail Breslin and Keke Palmer. Ariana Grande will guest-star in a key recurring role. Show More Summary

If the Virginia Flaggers Show Up in Your Town…

…and no one comes out to greet them, does it really matter? One of the reasons behind Robert E. Lee’s 1862 invasion of the United States was the belief that the state of Maryland was being held against its will. Lee hoped that the presence of his army would be sufficient for closet Confederates to […]

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