Standing as one of the most-heinous, race-motivated crimes in America’s history, the kidnapping & savage lynching of Emmett Till in Mississippi. Considered a transformative moment in the African-American Civil Rights Movement, Till’s death sho
Monday, March just 69 days into the presidency of Ronald Reagan. While leaving a speaking engagement at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D., President Reagan and three others were shot and wounded by John Hinckley, Jr.
This image, made by Bergen Record photographer Thomas E. Franklin on the day of the attacks, eerily calls to mind one of American historys most iconic pictures: Joe Rosenthals 1945 photograph of five Marines and a Navy corpsman raising the Stars