President Trump slammed people who want to tear down statues of Christopher Columbus, saying “it has to be stopped” because they are destroying the country’s “heritage.” “We believe we should preserve our history, not tear it down,” Trump said Tuesday night in a speech to the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank, according to an...
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- Columbus statue crusaders must be stopped
By Mark Moore - Wednesday Oct 18, 2017
- Fund set up to preserve African-American historical sites
By JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press - Wednesday Nov 15, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new $25 million fund is being set up through the National Trust for Historic Preservation to help ensure that historical sites important to African American history are no longer endangered.The African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, announced Wednesday, will be financed through partnerships with groups like the Ford Foundation and the JPB Foundation, and already has almost $3 million on hand."There is an opportunity and an obligation for us to step forward boldly and ensure the preservation of places which tell the often-overlooked stories of African-Americans and their many contributions to our nation," said Stephanie Meeks, president and CEO of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
- Terror suspect was a ‘very friendly’ Uzbek immigrant who drove for Uber
By Gabrielle Fonrouge - Tuesday Oct 31, 2017
The man who mowed down eight people on the West Side Highway Tuesday afternoon was “very friendly” and working for Uber, his friend told The Post. Kobiljon Matkarov, 37, met suspected terrorist Sayfullo Saipov in Florida about five years ago shortly after Saipov came from Uzbekistan– the two connected over their mutual heritage. “He is...
- Bannon once called Paul Ryan a ‘limp-d–k motherf–ker’
By Ruth Brown - Tuesday Jul 18, 2017
Steve Bannon once slammed House Speaker Paul Ryan as a “limp-d–k m——-r who was born in a petri dish at the Heritage Foundation,” according to a new book. The top presidential aide and Breitbart News founder made the comments during the Republican presidential primaries in 2016, as some members of the party began floating Ryan...
- Italian Family Festa celebrates San Jose’s rich culture
By Brandon Yu - Tuesday Aug 22, 2017
The Italian American Heritage Foundation presents the 37th Annual Italian Family Festa at History Park in San Jose on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 26-27. The weekend celebrates Italian history and culture through a variety of family-friendly activities. Wine tasting, grape stomps, opera and all-day bocce games will be featured on both days, as well plenty of Italian eats. Saturday includes a presentation on Italian World War II internment, along with an evening of “Festa Street Dance” to accompany a live performance from Sage, an eight-piece band. Mass is also scheduled for Sunday morning before the festival closes with a performance from the Italian band Ancora. Entrance to the festival is free.
- For Parkinson’s, Two New Drugs Coming As Prevail Gets Started in NY
By Ben Fidler - Wednesday Aug 9, 2017
A drug that actually slows or reverses the brain damage inflicted by Parkinson’s disease, rather than just alleviates its often debilitating symptoms, remains elusive. But Prevail Therapeutics, a startup just launched in New York, has become the latest to try. This morning, the Silverstein Foundation, a nonprofit organization formed by OrbiMed partner Jonathan Silverstein, announced […]