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Brown vs Topeka Board of Education Historic Site in Topeka Kansas
Brown vs Topeka Board of Education Historic Site in Topeka Kansas

Brown vs Topeka Board of Education Historic Site in Topeka Kansas

Monroe Elementary School in Topeka Kansas is physically bigger than most people consider when they envision an elementary school. It’s two stories tall and has 13 classrooms as well as a gym and cafeteria, among other features. But it’s fitting…

Visiting Flanders Fields Museum and the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium
Visiting Flanders Fields Museum and the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium

Visiting Flanders Fields Museum and the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium

“In Flanders Fields the poppies blow, Between the crosses, row on row.” So begins the poem by Lt. John McCrae, a Canadian surgeon who witnessed the worst of World War I and tried to repair it. It is because of this…

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park in Colorado
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park in Colorado

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park in Colorado

The Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is a smaller unit of our national park system, but one worthy of exploration when your travels take you to southern Colorado between Montrose and Gunnison. It is here over millions of…

Colorful and Free Street Art Highlights the NEW Detroit Michigan
Colorful and Free Street Art Highlights the NEW Detroit Michigan

Colorful and Free Street Art Highlights the NEW Detroit Michigan

When Detroit, Michigan was struggling with its financial issues and coming out of bankruptcy, civic and community leaders developed a number of low-cost, high-impact projects to improve their neighborhoods. In many places, all that was needed was a gallon of…

Visiting the Canadian Human Rights Museum in Winnipeg
Visiting the Canadian Human Rights Museum in Winnipeg

Visiting the Canadian Human Rights Museum in Winnipeg

 If you are of any nationality other than Canadian, don’t be deterred in thinking that the Canadian Human Rights Museum in Winnipeg is of interest solely to Canadians. This incredible building encompasses global stories of the struggle for human rights…