Labor Day 2014

Labor Day 2014: In Labor to Bring Forth Rest

Today, in the United States, we pause to celebrate workers. It is a holiday we call Labor Day. There is disagreement about when the holiday was first celebrated. 1882 appears to be the earliest date. However, by 1894, the first Monday in September had been established by law as a day dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. Typically, Labor Day … [Read More...]


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Africa’s Great War

   As the world prepares to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Great War, The World War I in Africa Project shines a bright light on its most overlooked theatre: Africa.  Two million African soldiers, … Continue Reading

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