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Alison Rose Jefferson
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Read this article by Ibram X. Kendi. Very illuminating profiles of individuals who supported various phases of the African American, long freedom struggles and civil rights movement in the United States.

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Check out this AHA profile on Los Angeles own, historian Amina Hassan. For her book on social activist/journalist/lawyer/judge Loren Miller she recently was awarded the 2017 Historical Society of Southern California book award. Send congratulations to Amina Hassan​.

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As David Gooblar notes, It’s clear, despite the objections of two “senior administration officials,” that the recent executive order on immigration signed by President Trump has been a disaster, both substantively and politically...[and]... Trump and members of his administration would benefit it they took a rhetoric course. Just as we all would. Check of this really good, but brief article.

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This short article is a good review of how the Electoral College arose as part of the United States system of governance, and why we need to get rid of it.

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See remembrance of Judge Vaino Hassan Spencer (1920-2016) here.

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Read Paul Krugman on the scams of "making American great again." Its going to be rich people like Trump who benefit from his "infrastructure building" for the US.

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Charles W. Blow, always an insightful read. Check out his most recent commentary.

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Plenty of museums and cultural sites sponsor living history programs, but Joseph McGill is likely the first person to dream up a “sleeping history” program.

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Nikc Gabaldón Day, a day of celebration of African American beach culture heritage, introductory surf lessons and experiences with ocean stewardship was held this year on Saturday, June 4. Here you can see highlights of this year’s programming and below…
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