Why all the celebration because Michael Bloomberg is giving the democrats campaign cash? Democrats raise money. That is not their problem. The problem is that they refuse to campaign on the issues their voters want.
Wow! My copy of Dawn, later edition, has black woman on cover, but NPR story today said Butler was told early on by publishers that her work would not sell unless whites were on the cover. Still true, however, w/films & other works today.
Stalin begged the allies to open another European front but they instead focused on N. Africa and the Pacific. Churchill and Roosevelt were afraid of heavy casualties. To which I’m sure Stalin was like “I KNOW WHAT YOU MEAN HENCE MY REQUEST”
Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union on this date in 1941. More than 20 million people died there before the Red Army emerged victorious. I was never taught that the Soviets were most responsible for victory in Europe.
This is the only known photograph of Frederick Douglass with one of his children. Here, he is pictured with his youngest daughter, Annie, who died in 1860 at the age of ten. #FrederickDouglassFridays
IC: Southern University and A&M College
More than 80% Koreans strongly support the summit, more than 51% Americans even in a very divided country support, President Moon supports, and, I've not met a single ordinary American who oppose.Yet,Washington elite, media and pundits oppose. Very sad...
Naseh Shaker, a journalist with the Yemen Press Agency, has reported on the meeting, last night, at SOAS, University of London, where I and others discussed the depraved war which Saudi Arabia is waging against Yemen @Naseh_Shaker : http://www.ypagency.net/54001
On this day in 1943, a white mob of thousands attacked black residents of Detroit, pulling them out of cars & beating them unconscious. The mob set black-owned cars, homes & business on fire. Police assisted in the riots by opening fire on blacks, killing 25 & injuring 400.
So the British Museum has offered to loan stolen Benin Bronzes back to Nigeria. What an insult this is. Benin was actually razed by the British in 1897. The city was looted and most of the treasures remain in Britain to this day.