Slobodan MIlosevic Appears at Tribunal

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Slobodan Milosevic appears at the tribunal at The Hague. Milosevic sat defiant before the tribunal and chose to represent himself and refused to give a plea. Accordingly, a non-guilty plea was entered. he charges on which Milošević was indicted were: genocide; complicity in genocide; deportation; murder; persecutions on political, racial … Continue reading

Selma to Montgomery Marches
March on Selma: Amelia Boynton Robinson

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Amelia Boynton Robinson describes how the Selma March came to together and what compelled her to get involved. She was fighting for her right to vote.  Dr. Martin Luther King inspired by her treatment and then Jimmy Lee Johnson was killed.  “We are going to march from Montgomery to Selma…” … Continue reading

Leon Trotsky
The Trotsky Testament

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“… But whatever may be the circumstances of my death I shall die with unshaken faith in the communist future.” In poor health and fearing he would be assassinated,  Leon Trotsky wrote his final thoughts and feelings on February 27, 1940. The document became known as “Trotsky’s Testament.” At the … Continue reading

Sand Creek Massacre
Sand Creek Massacre: Silas Soule

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On November 29, 1864, Captain Soule and his company were with the regiment at Sand Creek, Colorado. A fellow abolitionist, Colonel John Chivington ordered the cavalry to attack Black Kettle’s encampment of Cheyenne and Arapaho there. Soule saw that the Cheyenne were flying the Union flag as a sign of … Continue reading