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"The New Yorker" in Tuskegee, 1965

Fifty years ago this week, The New Yorker ran a lengthy treatment of voting rights struggles in Tuskegee, Alabama with the seriously understated title “A Break with Tradition.” 1,649 more words


Health and Human Services

Welcome back to another exciting week of pharmaceutical research involving any and all information I find while I’m researching my manuscript topic. I have started work in tandem with some colleagues on a different research project for other aspects of depression. 287 more words

The Tuskegee Airmen

ON THIS DATE in 1941, hundreds of young men, many still in their teens, gathered in Tuskegee, Alabama, to form the first all-African American flying unit. 219 more words

One of the last Tuskegee Airmen, Lt. Col. Eldridge Williams, dies at 97

On Feb. 13, the Miami-Dade Aviation Department honored “not only members of the Greatest Generation” but “the Greatest Generation Plus.” 225 more words


What The 4th Of July Really Means To Me

For most of U.S., today is American Independence Day.  It’s a time for people to come together, barbecue, hang out by the pool, and shoot fireworks.   366 more words

LeBron James is Captain America

Originally posted on Black Nerd Problems

I want you to imagine superheroes exist. Put an image in your head. What they would look like, what they would wear, what their powers would be. 1,124 more words