Ely Parker, a Tonawanda Seneca, used his linguistic skills to rise to prominence in the federal government. The controversial figure's life is examined by a fellow Native American.
One simple but effective monument...is the memorial boulder set up at the Front, adjoining the grounds of Fort Porter, in memory of the 100th Regiment, New York Volunteers, Buffalo's 'Board of Trade Regiment' during the Civil War.
The stolen Ely S. Parker medals have been recovered but recent events beg the question: What will be done to stop future transgressions?
From a privileged Delaware Avenue upbringing to the bloody Civil War battlefield, here is the brief, noble life of Henry Fish.
Josiah Henson's determination and eloquence fueled the Underground Railroad, and the real story behind the classic Uncle Tom's Cabin.