Shirley Chisholm on November 30, 1924, as Shirley Anita St. Hill. She was an African-American politician, educator, and author. In 1968, she became the first African-American woman elected to the U.S. Congress and represented New York’s 12th Congressional District from... Read More
Bernice Albertine King, second daughter and youngest child of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., speaks with the BBC about President Obama, poverty, guns, and her father’s legacy. Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, America! Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to... Read More
Well, we're less than a week away from the election and the evil shadow of race has been lurking below the surface. Only the bold have come out and made their feelings completely known. Very few "prominent" figures have put... Read More
William "Willie" Sutton was born the fourth of five children on June 30, 1901, in Brooklyn, New York. He never made it past the eighth grade, but he was known as a "prolific" bank robber. During his 40-year criminal career,... Read More
Now that America’s first health care system has been upheld by the Supreme Court of the United States as constitutional, it’s time for everyone to make up his or her own mind about The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The... Read More
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