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The Smithsonian NMAAHC: Experiencing a Work in Progress

Saturday, September 24, the Smithsonian Institution dedicates and officially throw open the doors to its newest museum on the National Mall – the National Museum of African American History and Culture. There will be a ribbon cutting with museum founding director Lonnie Bunch and President Barack Obama among other dignitaries and celebrity contributors. Music performances, […]

50 Years Later…

Today, President Barack Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to 16 distinguished Americans – three posthumously to Senator Daniel Inouye, astronaut Sally Ride, and civil rights activist Bayard Rustin. The remaining 14 recipients: Ernie Banks Ben Bradlee Bill Clinton Daniel Kahneman Richard Lugar Loretta Lynn Mario Molina Arturo Sandoval Dean Smith Gloria Steinem Cordy […]

Travel Warnings

What if there was an official Travel Warning for states with Stand Your Ground laws. Shouldn’t there be? Let’s use the U.S. Department of State’s travel warning with a little editing (just as an exercise and for example) — Travel Warnings are issued when long-term, protracted conditions that make a countrystate dangerous or unstable lead […]