A Brief Moment in the Sun

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Have you had the experience, recently, where you watch something about history and you feel like you have not ever heard that before? What a treat to hear the newest series from PBS on Reconstruction: America after the Civil War. … Continued

Remembering The Color of Our History

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Before Black History Month, we had black history week, called “Negro History Week”: The precursor to Black History Month was created in 1926 in the United States, when historian Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History announced … Continued

We Need Unusual Leaders

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MLK Day Martin Luther King Jr. was a most unusual leader. Inspired by his Christian beliefs, tempered by Gandhi’s non-violent approach, Dr. King lead a nation forward in attaining civil rights. He marched for our rights but he lead from … Continued