Petition Started To Change "Racist Mascot" For LSUAccording to the petition, which as of this post has 346 signatures, the LSU Tigers took on the mascot to honor a Confederate army regiment called the Louisiana Tigers which had a history of violence towards black slaves and free black Americans.
The Historian's Guide To New EnglandMany of New England's most important historic sites and monuments can be found in and around Boston.
Civil War Sites To Visit In Virginia This SummerWant to explore some of the most historic sites in U.S. history? Check out this list of the top civil war sites in Virginia from Carlo DeVito, author of "Mrs. Lee's Rose Garden."
Best Destinations For The Wine Lover's VacationWhile Napa Valley deserves to be mentioned on any short list of the country’s top wine destinations, there are several other destinations nationwide that are worthy of merit.
Explore The South: Sights To Behold In America's Southern RegionFeaturing many of America’s oldest cities, superb food, refined beauty and world famous attractions, the South has something to offer for all walks of life.
Texas Independence Day Highlights State's Ongoing Secession EffortsAs Texas celebrated its annual “Texas Independence Day,” many in the state’s government leadership and ongoing secession movement say Texas is finally preparing to become an “independent nation,” from the United States.
Perry Reshaped Texas, But Foundered Nationally Gov. Rick Perry was a champion of fiercely conservative social activism long before the tea party was born. He oversaw the "Texas Miracle" job-creation boom and became the most powerful Texas governor since Reconstruction.
Memorial Day: The Heroes We Honor In Our Hearts Forever As much as many of us need the relaxation and the fun, Memorial Day is not only a day for great BBQs, wonderful friends and festive times on both land and water.
NRA's New President Has Penchant For Picking Political FightsThe incoming leader of the National Rifle Association has a penchant for bold statements that are sure to enflame an already explosive national debate over gun control.
White House On Texas Secession: No 'Right To Walk Away' The White House has responded to a petition to allow Texas to secede by saying the Founding Fathers who created the Union "did not provide a right to walk away from it."