On its surface Trump’s second budget proposal released Monday bolsters military spending while it will leave Medicare, Medicaid and food stamps in tatters.
Next time you’re in Pittsburgh, set aside some time to visit the Senator John Heinz History Center.
Spectrum News NY1 anchor Cheryl Will's pursuit of history has a personal edge that few Black Americans possess, and she has dutifully imparted some of it in two of her books, “Die Free” and “The Emancipation of Grandpa Sandy Wills.”
In his recently published “Black Fortunes,” Shomari Wills, as the subtitle relates, chronicles the lives of the first six African-Americans who escaped slavery and became millionaires
The memo battle is now left for Trump to make the next move.
Whenever there is discussion about African-American inventors, invariably Benjamin Banneker is cited, mainly for a clock of wooden parts that kept accurate time for many years.
From the words on their T-shirts to their speeches, known and not so well-known speakers hewed to a theme of resistance and get out the vote Tuesday evening at the People’s State of Union at Town Hall.
Populating, if not dominating, President Donald Trump’s 90-minute or more State of the Union speech Tuesday evening were a number of ordinary Americans who did extraordinary things.
“My promise is to that part of you which is beyond and separate from definition of gender, race and all the sociological and political descriptions that hang from our limbs and rattle like the chains of Marley’s ghost,” Julius Lester wrote.
You could see Leslie Wyche coming a block away in Harlem, resplendent in his suit, sometimes a rakish hat and always a bobbing swagger.