A Minority’s Guide to the New World Order

When I was seventeen years old and Barack Obama was first elected, I remember two prevailing thoughts. One was an incredible sense of pride, the perfect example of how hard-work, charisma, and timing can lead to an accomplishment we didn’t predict happening for another couple of decades. The second thought was that while having an…

Where would you be in 1963?

Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in April of 1968. It was fifteen years later in 1983 that the Martin Luther King Jr. National Holiday was passed nationally (sponsored by Republicans and Signed by Reagan). While some states enacted the holiday in recognition of Dr. King’s accomplishments in a short 5 years after his death…