Boston Will Remove A Statue Of A Freed Slave Kneeling At Abraham Lincoln’s Feet

A Boston committee has voted unanimously to remove a statue of a freed slave kneeling at Abraham Lincoln’s feet, ABC News reported. The monument, titled Emancipation, or more officially, The Emancipation Group and the Freedman’s Memorial, has stood in Boston since 1879. The statue, which is an exact copy of a monument that had been […]

Donald Trump Says He’s Done More For Black People Than Any President, Abraham Lincoln’s Results ‘Questionable’

Donald Trump says no president in American history has done more for the black community than him — including Abraham Lincoln, whose “end result,” Trump said, was “questionable.” Trump made the remarks in an interview with Harris Faulkner of Fox News, pushing back over criticism of his reaction to Black Lives Matter protests and reiterating […]

Donald Trump Is A Better President Than Abraham Lincoln, 53 Percent Of Republicans Say

A majority of Republicans believe that President Donald Trump is a superior leader to President Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, according to a new poll conducted by Emerson/YouGov. Fifty-three percent of those surveyed said that Trump was a better president compared to 47 percent of Republicans who said they believed that […]

Kanye West Explains Donald Trump Support During Sunday Service Sermon

Kanye West got political during a Sunday Service sermon in Salt Lake City, Utah. While defending his support for President Donald Trump and the Republican party, the “Gold Digger” singer revealed that a president whose face is on American money has greatly informed his political ideology. According to XXL Magazine, Kanye’s comments were in response […]

Oscar Winner Jon Voight Calls Trump ‘Greatest President Since Abraham Lincoln’ And Twitter Is Not Impressed

Jon Voight, the 80-year-old Ray Donovan co-star who won a Best Actor Oscar in 1979 for his role in the anti-war film Coming Home, per, released a two-part video to his Twitter account on Friday. The clips praise Donald Trump and even compare Trump favorably to Abraham Lincoln, the 16th U.S. President who effectively […]

New Book Explores Whether Abraham Lincoln Was In A Gay Relationship With His Best Friend And Longtime Roommate

Abraham Lincoln was known as “Honest Abe” for his forthright nature, but a new book explores the possibility that the 16th president of the United States may have kept a very big secret: his sexuality. The sexual preference of the famously reticent president has been the subject of plenty of scholarly research, and a new […]

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Abraham Lincoln Insulated In One Congressman’s Off-Color Joke

“Did y’all hear the latest, late-breaking news from the Kavanaugh hearings?” Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC) went into a bizarre stand-up routine Thursday, Politico reports. “Ruth Bader Ginsburg came out that she was groped by Abraham Lincoln.” Cue rimshot. Norman was speaking during opening remarks at — and you won’t believe this — a political debate […]

Buried Gold Legend Gets FBI’s Attention: Dozens Of Agents On Dig Site Where Folklore Puts Civil War Gold Bars

What do the FBI, Pennsylvania State officials and members of the treasure hunting group Finders Keepers have in common? Up until recently probably nothing, but local legend has dozens of FBI agents, along with state officials on a dig with a treasure hunting group in a rural area of Pennsylvania. A dig that grew out […]

Donald Trump Claims Orrin Hatch Called Him The Greatest President Ever, Senator Begs To Differ

Donald Trump claimed on Thursday that Senator Orrin Grant Hatch once told him that he’s the greatest president ever in the history of the United States. In return, Trump called Hatch a “very spectacular man” and said that he “loves” the veteran politician. The president was with other Republicans at the 240-year-old The Greenbrier resort […]

Full Details And Pictures From Reopening Of Hall Of Presidents With Additions Of Donald Trump And New Lobby

For almost an entire year, the Hall of Presidents in Magic Kingdom has been closed as it prepared for the addition of President Donald Trump. With rumors that it would reopen before Christmas, it appears as if the speculation ended up being correct. Late on Monday afternoon, the attraction reopened to guests with a number […]

Johnny Depp Apologizes: ‘I Intended No Malice’ Says Megastar After Trump Assassination Joke

On Friday, Hollywood megastar Johnny Depp apologized for his controversial remarks about President Donald Trump. Speaking at the Glastonbury Festival in the United Kingdom, Depp asked the audience “when was the last time an actor assassinated a president?” Depp was allegedly making a reference to the actor John Wilkes Booth who was responsible for assassinating […]

Update On Donald Trump In Hall Of Presidents In Magic Kingdom At Walt Disney World – Will He Speak?

When Donald Trump was elected the President of the United States, the Disney fans around the globe wondered how things would go in Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. Yes, that may seem like a strange thing to think about, but they all know that the new person in the Oval always goes into The […]

Abraham Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy Theories: Why Did John Wilkes Booth Kill The American President?

Abraham Lincoln assassination conspiracy theories abounded in the days following the death of the 16th American president. How could John Wilkes Booth manage to pull off such a feat with only a small group of supporters? What was the role of the Confederate government in the whole ordeal? Even the Rothschild family and the Pope […]

North Carolina GOP Lawmaker Larry Pitmann Under Fire For Calling Abraham Lincoln A ‘Tyrant’ Like Adolf Hitler

Was Abraham Lincoln a tyrant similar to that of Adolf Hitler? One North Carolina GOP lawmaker seems to think so. According to TIME, Larry Pitmann, a representative in the North Carolina General Assembly, is currently under fire after comparing Abraham Lincoln to Adolf Hitler in a comment on Facebook. Naturally, it didn’t take long for […]

5 Presidents Who Make Donald Trump Look Good [Opinion]

Donald Trump specializes in offending just about everyone in one way or another, yet despite his narcissistic, brash, and sexist actions, he is still not the worst POTUS ever. Sadly, there are a fair number of presidential candidates who rival our current president for unpopular or unethical actions. Some of these presidents, while popular or […]

Mike Pence Honoring A White Man Is A Black History Month Party Foul [Opinion]

Wednesday marked February 1, and as such, also marked the beginning of the venerated Black History Month. A month dedicated to honoring and commemorating blackness and the strides in equality both the black population and America made over the decades, Black History Month is a time for paying respects to those who fought for equal […]

Abraham Lincoln Signed The Emancipation Proclamation 154 Years Ago Today

Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863. The details behind this decree are actually little more nuanced than one might think. Lincoln did not initially aim his fight towards southern slavery, but rather stated his intent for the preservation of the Union. My paramount object in this struggle is to save the […]

The ‘Party Of Slavery’: Donald Trump Calls Out Democrats On Their Racist History

The “party of slavery” is what Donald Trump has called the Democrats, and, as history can attest to, he’s not incorrect in his claim. As reported by the Daily Mail, during a rally in Everett, Washington, on Tuesday, Trump also paid homage to Abraham Lincoln, saying the Republican Party was the “home” of the sixteenth […]

How Lies Became Acceptable Tools For Gain In Politics And Business

In the United States, we are taught, from a young age, that lies are not acceptable. We even have folklore, like the story of George Washington and the cherry tree, to illustrate the importance of the truth. Of course, that story is likely fabricated, but unlike the rumors about today’s politicians, it was not told […]

Frederick Douglass: Google Honors Great Abolitionist For Black History Month

Google kicked off its recognition of Black History Month this morning with a tribute to Frederick Douglass, arguably America’s most prominent anti-slavery activist of the 19th century. Born into slavery, Frederick Douglass rose from his beginnings to become an influential writer and speaker who championed not only the abolition movement but women’s rights as well. […]

Lincoln’s Hand Stolen: Sculpture Of Abraham Lincoln’s Hand Stolen From Museum

Who has Abraham Lincoln’s hand? A plaster sculpture of Abraham Lincoln’s hand, which is 150-years-old, has been stolen from the Kankakee County Museum in the city of Kankakee, which is located about an hour away from Chicago. According to reports, Abe’s hand went missing sometime before December 11, but nobody knows exactly when, how, why, […]

Just 152 Years Ago, Blacks Were Emancipated From Slavery, But Not Freed From the Perils Of Inequality

One hundred fifty-two years ago, former President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation for the second time, a document that freed the black slaves from captivity in America. In 152 years, through advocacy and lobbying, federal laws have sought to ensure that black Americans not only remain free but are subject to same opportunities as […]

John Oliver Blasts Politicans For Saying Bogus Quotes

John Oliver can’t stand fake quotes. On Sunday’s Last Week Tonight, the comedian blasted presidents and presidential candidates for saying quotes that founding fathers and historic politicians never said. Oliver pointed to an October 5 interview with Ben Carson on Fox News, where the presidential candidate cited a false Thomas Jefferson quote on gun control. […]

William Henry Costley: Grave Of First Black Male Slave Freed By Abraham Lincoln Found, Researchers Say

Researchers believe they have found the final resting place of the first black male slave freed by Abraham Lincoln in a cemetery at a former Minnesota psychiatric hospital. William Henry Costley was just 10-months-old when Abraham Lincoln freed him from slavery. Lincoln, a lawyer at the time, won an Illinois Supreme Court case that freed […]

America Wants Harriet Tubman On $20 Bill

#DearMrPresident: America has finally spoken. They want Harriet Tubman to be the face of our $20 bill. Currently, our currency is all male and all white. A campaign called Women on 20s hopes to change that in the near future, so much so that they began a petition to replace Andrew Jackson on the bill. […]

150th Anniversary Of Abraham Lincoln’s Assassination: See How The World Reacted

On the night of April 14th, 1865 President Abraham Lincoln was shot in the back of the head by John Wilkes Booth. The man, known as the savior of the Union and the man who freed four million slaves, died the next day. He was, as the Atlantic reports, “the last casualty of a war […]

Abraham Lincoln High Student Kills Classmate With One Punch, Will Not Face Charges

An Abraham Lincoln High School student will not face charges for killing his classmate in a physical altercation after authorities determined he didn’t start the fight. Gregary Teer, a 16-year-old at the Council Bluffs, Nebraska, high school, was said to have acted in self-defense after authorities examined school surveillance footage showing that 17-year-old Dakota Escritt, […]

Textbooks: A Political Battleground?

Are textbooks today’s political battleground? It seems like every year, there’s a new battle over what information should be included in textbooks. This debate often centers around certain science topics, such as evolution and the age of the earth. However, this month, a group called the Texas Freedom Network plans to argue against what they […]

Obama On Vacation! Nation Panics! Or, Why Griping About Presidential Vacations Is Totally Dumb

President Barack Obama recently departed for his annual family vacation, leaving the White House for the upscale Massachusetts island of Martha’s Vineyard. As he left, he was slammed with a barrage of criticism for supposedly detaching himself from important affairs of state at a time when the world was in crisis. But in fact, Obama […]

Why Does ‘Sharknado 2: The Second One’ Set The Standard For ‘So Bad It’s Good’?

When the first Sharknado burst onto the scene, it destroyed expectations that it would be horrible; in fact, it brought in 1.4 million viewers for its premiere. Sharknado 2: The Second One more than doubled that figure, bringing in a staggering 3.9 million viewers for its first showing. That makes Sharknado 2 SyFy’s most watched […]

Abraham Lincoln Photo: A Rare Discovery

A rare Abraham Lincoln photo was discovered by a college professor. The former president’s image is displayed on coins, monuments, and in portraits. However, actual photos are quite rare. Christopher Oakley believes he discovered a previously unknown photo of the iconic leader. A former animator for Disney, Oakley now works for University of North Carolina-Asheville […]

Kentucky ‘Jeopardy’ Winner: Seventh Grader Sets Record For One Day Winnings

A seventh grade Kentucky Jeopardy winner has set a new record for one day winnings. Skyler Hornback from Sonora, Kentucky, wowed the crowd today when he made a large wager and won $66,600 on Jeopardy. In all of Kids Week history, nobody has ever won that much in one day on Jeopardy until now. This […]

‘Lincoln’ Coming Soon To Blu-Ray And DVD

Lincoln is coming soon to Blu-Ray and DVD. Daniel Day Lewis’ hit film Lincoln has been slated for release on March 26. Lincoln is one of 2012’s most critically acclaimed motion picture dramas. Steven Spielberg and DreamWorks Pictures’s blockbuster film is coming to US stores in Blu-ray Combo Pack, Digital and On-Demand platforms. Lincoln hits […]

Mrs. Lincoln Looks For Babysitter In New Letter

A newly published letter written by Mrs. Lincoln, looking for a babysitter, is now on sale. The signed letter was written on April 18, 1864 before an overnight trip to Baltimore. Abraham Lincoln and Mrs. Lincoln needed a babysitter to watch 11-year-old Tad for the night. For history buffs Mrs. Lincoln’s newly published letter gives […]

Abraham Lincoln: Panel Wants DNA Test On Hat

State panelists want DNA testing to prove that a stovepipe hat actually did belong to Abraham Lincoln. The museum curator was none too pleased, and replied that the controversy is “a dead issue.” Not all seven members of the panel voted. Chairman Sunny Fischer questioned the need for DNA testing, leaving the possibility open for […]

57th Inauguration: Obama Will Swear In On A Whole Stack Of Historically Significant Bibles

Whether you voted for him or not, President Obama’s second inauguration bears incredible historical significance. Not only does 2013 mark the 50th anniversary of the civil rights movement, the 57th inauguration falls on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and President Obama will acknowledge this milestone in American history by swearing in on MLK Jr.’s personal […]

Abraham Lincoln’s Historic Emancipation Proclamation Turns 150

President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, which was the first major step in the end of slavery, will celebrate its 150th anniversary on January 1, 2013. In 1862, 100 days before the proclamation, Lincoln had warned the nation that he would issue a final order declaring all slaves to be free in Southern states rebelling against […]

Rep. Allen West Compares Himself To Abraham Lincoln [Audio]

GOP House Representative Allen West is on his way out, but vowed that his political career isn’t yet over, comparing himself to Abraham Lincoln and saying that the 16th president also only served one term in Congress. The controversial politician told NPR on Friday said that his recent defeat hasn’t turned him sour on politics, […]

Tiny Kitten Rescued After Getting Trapped In Lincoln Statue [Video]

A three-week old kitten trapped in a replica statue of President Abraham Lincoln at the Clermont President’s Hall of Fame in Clermont, Florida has been rescued. The cute, dark grey kitten was dehydrated but otherwise alright. Paw Nation reports that the kitten’s meows could be heard around the statue for several days before the rescue, […]

Abraham Lincoln: A Professional Wrestler? Expert Claims So

Good ole Abraham Lincoln has been getting huge press this year. First, the 2012 film Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, hit theaters. Next up is Lincoln, a biopic on the president starring Daniel Day-Lewis is receiving some heavy box office buzz, and now its been uncovered that the real Lincoln might have been one of the […]

George Clooney And Abraham Lincoln Are Related, According To

George Clooney’s political activism and interests are finally explained. Turns out, the actor is a descendant of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States. More accurately, he’s Honest Abe’s distant cousin. In yet another Ancestry study seeking to link celebrities and politicians of the now to historically significant movements and figures of the […]

Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’ Full Trailer Released [Video]

The first full trailer for Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln, the biographical film about the 16th president, has been released. Earlier this week, a teaser trailer hit the web. The movie covers the last four months of Abraham Lincoln’s life and stars Oscar-winner Daniel Day-Lewis in the title role. The cast also includes Tommy Lee Jones, Joseph […]

First Look At Daniel Day-Lewis As Abraham Lincoln

If you’ve been looking forward to Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln, a biopic starring Daniel Day-Lewis as the 16th President of the United States, a few leaked official photos of Day-Lewis as one of history’s most famous and beloved presidents may hold you over until the film’s far away release date. Entertainment Weekly has the first official […]

Juneteenth On It’s Way To Becoming A National Holiday

Citizens across the nation are preparing their celebration of this years Juneteenth while one U.S. Senator plans to introduce new legislation that would propose to make the once local commemoration into a nationally recognized holiday. According to press secretary Tom Flanagin, Texas Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison will present a joint resolution next week that would […]

‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’ Premieres Aboard USS Abraham Lincoln

The crew of the USS Abraham Lincoln, a Navy aircraft carrier currently in the Middle East, were the first to watch this Summer’s Blockbuster mash-up of vampires and historical inaccuracies, “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.” The cast of vampire hunter, including actor Benjamin Walker dressed as the famous U.S. President, joined the 1800 sailors on the […]

Extensive Death Report Of Abraham Lincoln Uncovered

After President Abraham Lincoln was shot on that April night in 1865, the medical details surrounding the state of president and the treatment that he received immediately after the assassination have always been a topic of debate. However, a medical doctors long lost report of the effort to save President Lincoln’s life has recently been […]

‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’ Trailer Released, Sequel in the Works [Video]

When you have a premise as good as this, you can’t just make one movie. The first trailer for “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” has just been released and the film’s writer is already talking about a sequel. Based completely on historical facts, “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter,” tells the story of Honest Abe getting revenge on […]

Just how many books about Abe Lincoln have there been written? Three stories worth.

It should be no surprise to anyone that some of the most popular people in history get a lot of books written about them. From autobiographies to biographies that range from humorist to scandalous books about the famous to the infamous books provide a look into the life and experiences of those people. One of […]

Would Lincoln or JFK have survived Beck’s America?

I don’t normally talk much about politics even though I spend a fair amount of time watching the American political scene. Much of that scene lately has been either direct attacks by Glenn Beck against the president by calling him a racist or to incite the latest campaign against the president’s choice to head a […]

New Lincoln Penny One of Four on the Way [PHOTO GALLERY]

A new Lincoln penny goes into circulation today in honor of the 200th birthday of America’s 16th president. The New Lincoln Penny Series The new Lincoln penny is the first of four Lincoln pennies set to debut over the coming year. The coins all feature the same head, pictured at right, with different tails representing […]