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Filling Out a Census Has Always Been a Political Act

May 7, 2020
There are seven individual questions on the 2020 U.S. Census: name, usual abode, relationship (to the household’s “Person 1”), sex, age, ethnicity and race. Most people will need just a few minutes to answer them. As of April 15, around 49% of households have already done so. But don’t mistake this for a simple, forgettable,…

‘I’ve Been Missing Caring for People.’ Thousands of Retired Health Care Workers Are Volunteering to Help Areas Overwhelmed By Coronavirus

April 11, 2020
Dr. Jane Bedell was less than a month into her retirement and was looking forward to hiking and visiting her son. But when the coronavirus pandemic hit and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo called on retired health care professionals and students to help care for the state’s rapidly rising confirmed COVID-19 cases, the 63-year-old New…

I Feared My Enslaved Ancestors Had Been Dishonored in Death—But the African Burial Ground in New York City Tells a Different Story

April 2, 2020
The oral history of my family says that President James Madison, a Founding Father of our nation, was also a Founding Father of my African American family. In 1992, when I realized I knew a lot about how the president had lived his life but little about how his slaves had lived theirs, I took…

Cory Booker Jokes Biden ‘Might Have Been High’ When He Made Marijuana Comments – The New York Times

December 16, 2019
Politics|Cory Booker Jokes Biden ‘Might Have Been High’ When He Made Marijuana CommentsAt the Democratic debate, the New Jersey senator sparred with the former vice president over legalizing marijuana. Senator Cory Booker on screen during the Democratic presidential debate in Atlanta.Credit...Demetrius Freeman for The New York TimesNov. 20, 2019Senator Cory Booker, in an attempt to…

Arkady Renko Has Been Sent to Siberia. And He’s Fine With That.

December 8, 2019
CrimeCredit...Pablo AmargoPublished Nov. 15, 2019Updated Nov. 18, 2019If this is a Martin Cruz Smith mystery, we must be in Moscow, maybe in Gorky Park. But in a thrilling change of pace, THE SIBERIAN DILEMMA (Simon & Schuster, $27) takes us out of the city and into Russia’s untamed wilderness in search of a journalist who’s…

New Submit has been posted on Black Then Jessie Whaley Maxwell: First African-American Administrator in Denver Public Colleges …

September 9, 2018
New Publish has been posted on Black Then Jessie Whaley Maxwell: First African-American Administrator in Denver Public Faculties Jessie Whaley Maxwell was the primary African-American Administrator in Denver Public Faculties and within the state of Colorado. In 1955, Maxwell changed into named Main of Whittier Elementary College, a place she held except 1966. She then
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