Iconic “The Problem We All Live With” to hang in display in the White House

President Barack Obama last week made a request to the Normal Rockwell Museum to hang the iconic painter’s art work inside the White House to commemorate the 50th¬†anniversary¬†of the Ruby Bridge’s walk to integrate the William Frantz Public School in New Orleans on Nov. 14, 1960. The painting portrays the little girl being ushered to […]

>A review of At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance–A New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power

>Before Christmas, I was anxious to read another book on my new Amazon Kindle. I came across Danielle McGuire’s At the Dark End of the Street, which recounts the systematic rape/torture/sexual abuse committed by white men on black women. It also documents how the Civil Rights Movement got it start as committed to protecting the […]

>Virginia declares April Confederate History Month

>I want to thank What Tami Said for alerting me to this. So, Virginia has paid homage to the Old South by declaring April as Confederate History Month. You can read Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell’s official proclamation here. As you recall, Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue issued a similar proclamation last April declaring it Confederate History Month […]