Written by Metropolitan Shuttle on May 25, 2017
On May 29, the country will join together to remember those who died serving our nation in the armed forces. Memorial Day originally began as Decoration Day, which was organized by Civil War veterans in 1868.
Many Americans will gather at cemeteries, monuments, and memorials to commemorate…Read More
Written by Metropolitan Shuttle on May 16, 2017
On Saturday, May 20, the United States will celebrate Armed Forces Day. On this day, Americans come together to honor those Americans who serve in all five branches of the U.S. military. All across the country, people will celebrate with military displays, parades, and visits to memorials.
Written by Metropolitan Shuttle on April 20, 2017
On April 29, over tens of thousands of people are expected to march on the Capitol Mall in Washington, DC as part of the People’s Climate March. Their stated goal is to “move whoever is our president to be big and bold on climate.” the last Climate March, in 2014,…Read More
Written by Metropolitan Shuttle on March 2, 2017
Among the many Smithsonian museums on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. is the National Museum of African American History & Culture. Opened in 2016 in a ceremony led by Barack Obama, the site features over 37,000 objects related to civil…Read More
Written by Metropolitan Shuttle on December 9, 2016
On Saturday, January 21, 2017, over 100,000 women (and counting) plan to march on the nation’s capitol as part of an organized reaction to the 2016 Presidential election. The Women’s March on Washington is a grassroots event led by dozens of state coordinators and volunteers, with more participants signing up…Read More