Recently the Norfolk County Grays Camp No. 1549, Sons of Confederate Veterans installed a military style marker to honor William Mack Lee, who they claim was Robert E. Lee’s “cook and body servant” during the war.” In addition to the headstone, a Cross of Honor reaffirms the belief among the organizers of the event that […]
On April 26, 2016, China’s Cheoy Lee Shipyards launched its 100th vessel built to a Robert Allan Ltd. design, becoming the second shipyard worldwide to do so,
Director Danny Boyle reunites original cast members such as Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle.
When Jennifer Lawrence took the stage at the 27th annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City on Saturday night, even Mariah Carey looked excited. Mind you, the audience had already witnessed Lee Daniels pay tribute to Carey's work as...Show More Summary
“I haven’t eaten dinner alone since the ’90s,” says TV personality Lee Gates (George Clooney), as a means of chiding his no-nonsense, no-dining-companion producer Patty Fenn (Julia Roberts) early in Jodie Foster’s Money Monster. Despite...Show More Summary
I'm among parents who wanted our school to have a more inclusive name. Our critics suggested Adam Lanza and Hitler
We are just days away from seeing Team Iron Man face off against Team Captain America in Marvel’s newest blockbuster, Captain America: Civil War. The stakes are high for both sides as a Superhero Registration Act threatens to tear the Avengers apart. Team Iron Man believes that registering their identities with the government will help […]
Too funny! After a school board in Austin, Texas voted to rename Robert E. Lee Elementary School, the district sought community input for the new name, KXAN reported. The top nomination: Donald J. Trump Elementary (45 nominations). Other...Show More Summary
So the Austin Independent School Board decided, after getting feedback from parents and the community at large, to change the name of “Robert E. Lee Elementary School,” because as you may have noticed, not everybody in the world thinks the Confederate general is a hero, and maybe it would be nice to reflect the opinions
The school board in Austin, Texas voted in late March to rename Robert E. Lee Elementary School, but when asked to submit suggestions for a new name, local voters suggested they school be renamed Donald J. Trump Elementary. KXAN.com reported Monday that the Austin Independent School...
After an Austin school district voted to rename an elementary school named for Confederate general Robert E. Lee, voters rebelled against the project by voting for figures like Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler to retain the honor inste...
Texans offered Trump and Hitler as name replacements for the controversial Robert E. Lee Elementary.
The Austin school district decided last month to rename Robert E. Lee Elementary School, and opened the nominating process up to the public. In the end, 228 names were suggested; Donald Trump got the most nods, with 45. (“Robert E. Lee” came in second.) Here are some other noteworthy nominees from the document released by the school district: Read more...
(Photo via Jenny Pancakes) Robert E. Lee Elementary School in Austin, Texas is named after the famous Confederate general with that name. As the Confederate States of America was founded for the explicit purpose of preserving slavery, many people think that it is inappropriate to keep Lee Elementary's name. Show More Summary
In Texas, the Austin Independent School District has decided to rename Robert E. Lee Elementary, and while that decision was itself controversial, that's not what this story is about. This is about the fact that, for reasons unbeknownst to all, they asked the public to chime in online with suggestions. Show More Summary
Stephen Colbert delivered his opinion on North Carolina's new anti-LGBT legislation during his opening monologue on last night's Late Show.
North Carolina continues to face backlash over a controversial law signed by Gov. Pat McCrory that curbs LGBT rights in the state. And while entertainers and major companies are protesting through boycotting operations, Late Show host...Show More Summary
Over the last several weeks, existing businesses, potential job creators, acrobats, former Beatles, porn sites and performers have taken their leave from the state of North Carolina — which passed anti-transgender legislation, or the so-called “bathroom bill.” The latest in a long line...
Two-for-Tuesday day! For today’s prompt, take on one (or both) of the following prompts: Write a serious poem. Or… Write a silly poem. Publish Your Poetry! The 2016 Poet’s Market, edited by Robert Lee Brewer, includes hundreds of poetry...Show More Summary
: [Surrender at Appomattox, 1865](http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/appomatx.htm): >With his army surrounded, his men weak and exhausted, Robert E. Lee realized there was little choice but to consider the surrender of his Army to General Grant. Show More Summary