Friday on “NewsOne Now,” host Roland Martin learned a few tips for barbecue perfection from the guys at Henry’s Soul Cafe in D.C. With Memorial…

Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service. Waterloo N.Y. was officially declared the birthplace of Memorial Day by President Lyndon Johnson in May 1966. The celebration  gathered people to honor the war dead in the 1860’s tapped into the general human need to honor […]

A celebration and burial of dead soldiers held by African-Americans on May 1, 1865 on a South Carolina burial ground was the first recorded Memorial Day, according to Yale University history professor David Blight.

Via: Elev8 Many of us view Memorial Day as the kickoff to summer. But Memorial was originally called Decoration Day, a day of remembrance for those who died serving in the nation’s Armed Forces. Click here for the entire story.