People – ROUTES by Ronald Bunn

Happy Birthday Ella Fitzgerald — born 100 years ago on April 25, 1917

100 Years ago, on April 25, 1917, (read about her here) Ella Fitzgerald was born in Newport News, Virginia. After Ella’s death, The New York Times columnist Frank Rich wrote that Ella had performed a cultural transaction as extraordinary as Elvis‘ contemporaneous integration … Read More

Cornell University Library – Collection of 645 African-American images from 1860s-1960s

Cornell University Library has made available a collection of 645 African-American images from the 1860s through the 1960s. The collection was donated to the University by Stephan and Beth Loewentheil in 2012. The university says “one of the goals — … Read More

Priebus to Obama: ‘Step up’ and quiet Democrats who question Trump’s legitimacy

              I’d like to ask you, do you think most aware souls and consciously aware intellectuals believe the incoming U.S.A. political administration clandestinely used the word “Democrats?” Based upon the histories and reputations of the President-elect’s cohorts, I would … Read More

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