memorials

Junipero Serra (Frederic J. Brown / Getty)

Stanford University Changes Address to Dump Junipero Serra

Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, has dumped the name of St. Junipero Serra, the 18th century missionary who helped colonize California, from its campus, which will require the university to change its official street address.

William McKinley (Seth Morabito / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

Activists Target Statue of William McKinley in California

Native American activists are demanding the removal of a statue of President William McKinley in Arcata, California, because of his support for the expansion of U.S. power abroad, which allegedly hurt native peoples.