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  • How Abraham Lincoln said that black lives matter

    How Abraham Lincoln said that black lives matter
    A decade and a half into the 21st century, the Voting Rights Act of 1965 is under fire, and white-on-black violence brings the cry that black lives matter. As we approach the 150th anniversary of the assassination of President Lincoln, we would do well to reconsider his most famous imperative: “with malice toward none; with charity for all.”
  • This Week in the Civil War

    This Week in The Civil War for Sunday, March 1: Lincoln's second inaugural address. Astride the momentum of a string of Northern battlefield victories, Abraham Lincoln was sworn in this week 150 years ago to a second term as U.S. president. Lincoln's...

    Illinois historic sites earn national designation

     Illinois historic sites earn national designation
    You may pass them on the street without a second glance. But tucked throughout Illinois communities are islands of history brimming with lessons from the past. As a testament to their place in time, the National Register of Historic Places added 24...

    Depot with Lincoln connection on national register

    A railroad depot where Abraham Lincoln spoke before leaving for his first inauguration is among 23 Illinois sites added last year to the National Register of Historic Places. The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency announced the list Monday. The...

    Illinois sites joining National Register of Historic Places

    The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency released the following list Monday of 2014 additions to the National Register of Historic Places: —David Hall House, Lake Villa: Designed by Chicago architect Ralph Wesley Varney, the house is an...