LGBTQ representation is increasing in both cemeteries and obituaries.
Advocates in the US are working to erect memorials that honor the tens of thousands of women sexually enslaved by the Japanese military during WWII. But organizers say their efforts are being suppressed by the Japanese government.
Artist Gabriel Barcia-Colombo wants us to understand that, these days, we die twice.
With the 'Papaver Rhoeas' sculptures, Paddy Hartley does the exact opposite of 'preserving' memory.
The disarming artworks of 11 men from a maximum-security Nashville prison go on display at apexart on September 9.
Cape Breton's proposed 'Mother Canada' statue is just too controversial. Here are nine other options Canadians should consider.
Photos posted on social media show Confederate landmarks from Missouri to Maryland to South Carolina turned into canvases for activists protesting racism in the US.
Hundreds of thousands of bodies lie under the ground in Hart Island, but despite the efforts of activists, it remains difficult for families to find out if their relatives are buried there.
A look back at deadly police violence in Los Angeles, where six unarmed men were killed by the cops.
Every time September 11 rolls around, Twitter turns into the social media equivalent of a roadside shrine, littered with photos of flags and soldiers and dead loved ones.
We sent one of our favorite young adult novelists, Kathleen Hale, to Wisconsin to find out what local teen girls think about the Slender Man stabbing.
Last Friday, I did some laundry, rewatched episodes of Game of Thrones, and passed out on the sofa. It was a typical day—at least until I woke up to a loud BLAM.