My Time in Alexandria in honor of Presidents’ Day

Yesterday was President’s Day! And I took some time to reflect on certain aspects of the history of our first president, George Washington. Mr. Edward, our tour guide, is an author, ex-writer of “Tonight Show,” and speechwriter of a former president. We visited several places associated with the extraordinary life and times of George Washington, … Read more

The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

When the great president Abraham Lincoln signed the executive order that stated, “all persons held as slaves” within the Confederacy “shall be free,” he helped the Black community to establish their dignity in America. It also helped other people of color establish their presence throughout history. However, only so many greats followed Lincoln’s ideals of a great … Read more