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Pessach, Ostern, and Everything in Between

Do you ever have days that, because you’re so busy, feel like multiple days in one? That’s how this week felt for me and it’s still really throwing me off. 2,022 more words

Worldstarhiphop.com & Lynching

From the Reconstruction Era through the 1960s (not long ago), Black folk were being lynched regularly. White folk used to bring their families–their children. It was a community event for them. 84 more words

Jim Crow

Someone I Admire

The man I admire the most is George Washington, the Father of our country. He had all the attributes of a truly civilized and moralistic individual. 170 more words

American History

In The Capital | Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. seems like such a familiar place as I see it as a backdrop in news, political campaigns, TV shows (Scandal, anyone?) and movies. The world’s most powerful and influential men and women come through the city or they reside in it. 579 more words



Judgment follows observation.
I wish it were not so;
an ancient directive to
protect the body, to evaluate
threat, a hard-wired alarm.
The mind rides along. 73 more words


238 years ago today

(National Poetry Month, Day 19)

Where were you on this day, 238 years ago?

Yesterday, we read “Paul Revere’s Ride” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Today, we’ll commemorate the battle that took place on today’s date 238 years ago. 147 more words