It’s August first, and that means (for the first time in ten months) it’s time for another Capitol First! In … Continue reading Capitol Firsts: Arkansas!
The photo above is of the plot of grass that, as best I can tell, holds the unmarked grave of … Continue reading Grave of the Week: James Powell
On September 4, 1949 – 77 years ago today – a concert in Peekskill, NY by a man named Paul … Continue reading Grave of the Week: Paul Robeson, Colin Kaepernick, and the Meaning of America
One year ago today, the United States Supreme Court handed down its historic decision extending and affirming the right to … Continue reading Grave of the Week: Frances Kellor
160 years ago today, South Carolina congressman Preston Brooks bludgeoned his name into the annals of American history when he … Continue reading Grave of the Week: Charles Sumner
Yesterday was the 55th anniversary of the first violent action against the Freedom Rides, a series of protests run by … Continue reading Grave of the Week: Homer Plessy
In a recent meeting with activists from the Black Lives Matter movement, Hillary Clinton gave an interesting take on the … Continue reading Hearts, Minds and Laws: Hillary Clinton and Social Reform