“Preventive war is like committing suicide out of fear of death.”
Otto von Bismarck (via moralanarchism)
The last public execution ever held in the United States was the hanging of Rainey Bethea in Kentucky, 1936 (via reddit with background from NPR)

The last public execution ever held in the United States was the hanging of Rainey Bethea in Kentucky, 1936 (via reddit with background from NPR)

avantblargh:

my favorite lunch spot with a gentlewoman

avantblargh:

my favorite lunch spot with a gentlewoman

Civil War Veteran Samuel Decker built his own prosthetics after losing his arms in combat

Civil War Veteran Samuel Decker built his own prosthetics after losing his arms in combat

Nashville, 2010

Nashville, 2010

Unknown Confederate soldiers, Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, 2013

Unknown Confederate soldiers, Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, 2013

William T. Sherman as a pug, 2011, art by Greg Wasserstrom

William T. Sherman as a pug, 2011, art by Greg Wasserstrom

workingamerica:

via NAACP on Facebook:
Are you ready for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington this Saturday? Make sure you tell us you’re coming here: http://www.naacp.org/march.
In 1963, A. Philip Randolph, was one of the leaders of the march. The civil rights titan, organized and led the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters—the first predominately black labor union.

workingamerica:

via NAACP on Facebook:

Are you ready for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington this Saturday? Make sure you tell us you’re coming here: http://www.naacp.org/march.

In 1963, A. Philip Randolph, was one of the leaders of the march. The civil rights titan, organized and led the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters—the first predominately black labor union.