*On this date in 1955, 15-year-old Black teenager Claudette Colvin was arrested for refusing to move out of her seat for a white woman on a public bus in Montgomery, Alabama.
She was violating the same segregation law that Rosa Parks ran into on nine months later. Colvin was the...
turbo tax has been running commercials lately about their tax software, with the tagline, "it doesn't take a genius to do your taxes."
to underscore this claim, they use guys in the commercials represented to be "brainiacs".
one of them was dr. s. james gates, jr.
i had no idea who he was...
*On this date in 1873, Emmett J. Scott was born. He was an African American author and administrator.
From Houston, TX, he briefly attended Wiley College in Marshall, TX before starting to work as a journalist for the Houston Post in 1891. He was awarded a honorary M.A. from...
Before Rosa Parks.....There was another, Celebrate Her
Allow me to Introduce you to the Lady who Preceeded Rosa Parks and is rarely talked about....ELIZABETH JENNINGS GRAHAM—LOWER MANHATTAN’S ROSA PARKS.....1854
On a hot July morning in 1854, Elizabeth Jennings (still just Jennings, before...
Having been in Manhattan for 911 and the earlier attempt on the WTC i can sympathize with the Citizens of France,it was a horrific attack,now with that in mind i'm curious as to why the coverage of Mass student killings in Kenya seemed to fly under the Radar????