On Memorial Day, Remember Our Most Loyal — and Ill-Treated — Troops

On Memorial Day, Remember Our Most Loyal — and Ill-Treated — Troops

Detail of Storming Fort Wagnerc. 1890 depicting the attack of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment on July 18, 1863. (Kurz & Allison / Library of Congress) Hundreds of thousands of African American men volunteered and fought for a nation that saw them as second-class citizens. They…

Six things about cars only 90s' kids will remember

Six things about cars only 90s' kids will remember

No air con, roll down windows, and cassette players are just some of the now extinct features of cars that everyone born before the millennium should remember. Motoring experts from car hire comparison site‏ ‏StressFreeCarRental.com‏ ‏ have revealed a nostalgic list of car features that…

Never Forget, Even If You Can’t Remember

Never Forget, Even If You Can’t Remember

An American flag in the plaque of names on the edge of the South Pool of the 9/11 Memorial in Manhattan, September 9, 2014. (Shannon Stapleton/Reuters) 9/11 is at once history mentioned in our textbooks and a horror that we lived through. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE…

Remember Me attracts more than 5k memorials in first two months

Remember Me attracts more than 5k memorials in first two months

More than 5,500 tributes have been added to an online Book of Remembrance for victims of Covid-19. Latest figures reveal 5,517 names have been included on Remember Me site since its launch two months ago. Organised by St Paul’s Cathedral in London, family, friends and…