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Aurora Shooter Gary Martin's history of domestic violence must prevent him from owning a gun

A man who killed five of his colleagues at a factory in Aurora, Illinois last Friday, started shooting right after he was fired, police said Saturday. Gary Martin, 45, worked in the Henry Pratt Co. warehouse until Friday afternoon when… Continue Reading →

9 Spirituals to ease your understanding of black American history

When my senior choir at our rural Lutheran church founded by African Americans began to sing the spiritual, "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot," they knew exactly what the song meant last year. Yes, they knew the Old Testament story about Elisha… Continue Reading →

From divorce to Blackface: a brief history of political taboos

David Greenberg, a professor of history and journalism and media studies at Rutgers, is an editor at Politico Magazine. He is the author of several works of political history, including, most recently, Republic of Spin: An Inside History of the… Continue Reading →

The young politicians who want to bring the old guard of Africa to history

A year ago he could not have submitted his candidacy. Ukaegbu is part of the new cohort of young aspirants who use the subsidiarity law to demand their seats at the table. Nigeria has recycled the same crop from older… Continue Reading →

Blackface photo is a reminder of the racist history of Virginia

Break news e-mails Receive news reports and special reports. The news and the stories that matter are delivered on weekday mornings. REGISTER 7 February 2019, 1:59 PM GMT From Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. – The discovery last week of a… Continue Reading →

The rebuttal by Abrams of Trump will write history – and leave a big impression

Break news e-mails Receive news reports and special reports. The news and the stories that matter are delivered on weekday mornings. REGISTER February 5, 2019, 11:16 PM GMT By Janell Ross When Stacey Abrams gives the official democratic response to… Continue Reading →

California Community College Board of Trustees President says goodbye to the promise of loyalty about the history of White Nationalism & # 39;

Neetu Chandak on January 28, 2019 A president of the California Community College Board of Trustees takes the Pledge of Allegiance with him because of history with "nativism and white nationalism." Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) Chief Executive Robert Miller… Continue Reading →

The legislative probe could become the biggest political scandal in Canadian history: the Chief of Staff of the Speaker

The investigation into alleged financial offenses and mismanagement by the provincial legislature could result in the biggest political scandal that this country has seen, says the B.C. Head of the speaker's staff. Alan Mullen made the explosive prediction in an… Continue Reading →

EXPOSED: Nathan Phillips & History of Alcoholism, & # 39; thrown in prison & # 39;

Together with his companion, Shoshana Konstant, and their two small children, Phillips plans to pray all November for his American Indians from one of the three Tipi lodges he has on a vast grass between the Washington Monument and the… Continue Reading →

Rewind Oscars: The Most Political Ceremony in the History of the Academy

He presented the scenario best suited to Alvin Sargent for "Julia" and Sargent praised Julia's real life. "I like to think that this Oscar represents those things," said Sargent in his thank-you speech, Sargent said, "as well as the free… Continue Reading →

The longest government interruption in history, no longer – How 1995 has changed everything

House Speaker Newt Gingrich beckons to President Bill Clinton, while Senate GOP leader Bob Dole sits on the right. They met to try to overcome the government closure in late 1995 and early 1996. Greg Gibson / Good Politic hide… Continue Reading →

Federal employees file unemployment claim as government shutdown becomes longest in history

The fired federal employees begin to apply for unemployment benefits in their home country as a result of the partial closure of the government and the pressure on their employees' finances. The Virginia Employment Commission reports that 479 claims have… Continue Reading →

The current shutdown beats the record of the longest government shutdown in the history of the United States

The previous record dates back to the Clinton administration, when a 21-day shutdown was the result of a clash between President Bill Clinton and the GOP Congress that ran from December 1995 to January 1996. For the moment, the current… Continue Reading →

Closure is the longest federal closure in the history of the United States

The partial shutdown of the government has become the longest closure in US history, when the clock struck around Saturday morning as President Donald Trump and nervous Republicans struggled to find a way out disorder. A solution could not happen… Continue Reading →

Golden Globes 2019: Sandra Oh has gone into history 3 times

As co-host of the 2019 Golden Globes, Sandra Oh has achieved the huge milestone of being the only host to have me cry with her opening monologue. But Oh also made a kind of more meaningful story. To be exact,… Continue Reading →

The most diverse congress in the history of the United States sworn

When the 116th US Congress was sworn in on Thursday afternoon, a record number of women were sworn in. A total of 126 women now sit in the House and Senate, including 106 Democrats. This is the most diverse class… Continue Reading →

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