NFLer James Harrison teaches sons trophies aren’t for losers

Pittsburgh Steeler outside linebacker James Harrison knows what it means to overcome challenges and win. With two Super Bowl championships under his belt, the youngest of fourteen says he had to earn everything he has gotten in life. Being taught that real competition rewards the strongest and most prepared is a lesson Harrison hoped to instill […]

Alfred Wright murder: Ear cut off as trophy, like lynching postcards

  Alfred and Lauren Wright: Lynched for being with a white woman? There was a time when black men were lynched that parts of their body were taken as souvenirs. These trophies were ghastly but it was part of the festive atmosphere. In Texas from 1865 to 1942 there were 468 reported lynchings. The victims […]