9/11’s Tenth Anniversary

NEW YORK — The New York Fire Department’s heroism during the attacks of 9/11 were remembered during the 10th anniversary of the attacks yesterday. Yet to some there was something missing from the tributes and memorials, the 12 Black firefighters who died that day. The Huffington Post reports: Leon Smith was one of 12 black […]

WASHINGTON — Ten years after the nation was unified in horror, President Barack Obama honored the legacy of Sept. 11 victims on Sunday by personally tracing the trail of the terrorist attacks, proudly declaring that the decade since has proven “America does not give in to fear.” At ground zero, Obama stood in solidarity with […]

Writer Sharon Pendana pays tribute to 3 friends who died on September 11th, 2001. With the 10 year anniversary approaching, Pendana took the time to highlight the lives of these individuals, and reflect on the personal times they had together. Here’s an excerpt from the post: On the night of Sept. 10, 2001, in Columbia, […]

NEW YORK — Ten years on, Americans come together Sunday where the World Trade Center soared, where the Pentagon stands as a fortress once breached, where United Airlines Flight 93 knifed into the earth. They will gather to pray in cathedrals in our greatest cities and to lay roses before fire stations in our smallest […]

Terrorism is hard to define, one man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter. Any attack that targets innocent civilians may be called terrorism. These attacks are non-government sponsored attacks on innocent civilians. Due to the large amounts of terrorism in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan, I have left attacks from those places off the list. 2002 […]

The secrecy of the Bush Administration and previous conspiracies have lead many to believe that 9/11 was an inside job. Still no conspiracy theorist has come up with a legitimate theory, but many have managed to cast doubt on the official explanation. If 9/11 was really an inside job, I’m sure it would be extremely […]

The tragic events of 9/11 have inspired several movies. Tales of heroism, fear and politics. These movies pay tribute to our fallen heroes, show the tension in the air after the events, the politics that led up to it and predicted the atmosphere after terrorism. 5. Fahrenheit 9/11 Michael Moore made an excellent documentary about […]

With the tenth anniversary of 9/11 approaching, we wanted to ask our readers their thoughts and memories of that fateful September day. Contribute to the conversation here at our Facebook page The attacks, which occurred on September 11th, 2001, rocked our nation to the core. The amount of damage done on this day can be […]

CHICAGO — Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs says he expects to be fined for violating the NFL’s uniform policy on Sunday. Briggs says he plans to wear cleats and gloves designed to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. The red, white and blue gloves and shoes, designed by Reebok, are not approved […]

SHANKSVILLE, Pa.  — The 40 passengers and crew who fought back against their hijackers aboard Flight 93 on Sept. 11, 2011 performed one of the most courageous acts in U.S. history, former President George W. Bush said Saturday at a ceremony dedicating the first phase of a memorial at the nation’s newest national park. The […]

New York Magazine recently came out with a list detailing the September 11th terrorist attacks “by the numbers” when it came to deaths, destruction, charity, and war to name a few. Check out a few of the numbers they’ve compiled: Total number killed in attacks (official figure as of 9/5/02): 2,819 Number of firefighters and paramedics […]

It’s been a decade since the September 11th terrorist attack on New York City’s World Trade Center. Over the last few years, celebrities have banded together to sing songs, both uplifting and straightforward, that pay tribute to the victims and families of the tragedy. Here, we picked our top 5 musical tributes to 9/11. 5. […]