Historical Boston Church Reconciles With Its Ties To Slavery
The church recently received a $75,000 grant to help with education efforts around slavery.
The history and traditions behind Groundhog Day
There has only been one Punxsutawney Phil, but as the fandom grows, so does his competition.By Barry Reeger / AP
Why do we celebrate Black History Month in February?
February holds the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln, who issued the Emancipation Proclamation, and Frederick Douglass, who was an activist for equality.By Shutterstock
Mississippi musicians are pushing to reclaim state's music history
Many genres of music have roots that tie back to Mississippi. Now, the music industry in the state is trying to reclaim its history.By Scripps News
Dozens of soldiers freed in Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap
Top Ukrainian presidential aide Andriy Yermak said in a Telegram post that 116 Ukrainians were freed.By Evgeniy Maloletka / AP
50-car train derailment causes big fire, evacuations in Ohio
Freezing temperatures in the single digits complicated firefighter response as trucks pumping water froze.By Melissa Smith via AP
Meet the musician teaching the banjo's African roots
As he performs across the country, Jake Blount is helping listeners learn how the banjo relates to Black American culture.By Scripps News