(Northampton, MA) – A silent protest march in Northampton Friday expressed solidarity with Gaza and condemned the Israeli military campaign. The protesters dressed in black and walked to the beat of a drum. They passed in front of a small group of counter-protesters holding an Israeli flag with signs saying “stop the sirens.” Both groups remained peaceful.
Even the most patriotic among us can learn something from these little-known facts about Independence Day.
More than 40 million Americans are expected to hit the road for the long holiday weekend.
While a domestic road trip might appear like an affordable alternative to traveling abroad, costs can easily spiral out of control.
For hundreds of thousands of veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, symptoms can be worsened by the cracks and thunder of celebratory fireworks.