The New York Times
– May 3, 10:30 AM
If you think Cinco de Mayo commemorates Mexico's independence from Spain, you're not alone, but you're also wrong. The holiday, which isn't widely celebrated in Mexico, marks the country's victory over France in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.
Sabrina Eaton, cleveland.com
– May 5, 6:02 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. - More than 150 years after the United States outlawed slavery, Democratic candidates for the White House are endorsing a government study on whether the U.S. government should pay reparations to the descendants of U.S. slaves who…
richardfclarkThis will for sure cause some interesting dialogue...40 acres and a mule was never implemented for black citizens, but it was for white settlers. Human bondage is a dark part of our history...it is rarely talked...we need to begin the dialogue!
Spencer Kent | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
– May 4, 7:54 AM
I know what some of you are thinking: I'm an adult, there's this huge measles outbreak going on, am I safe? I got vaccinated many years ago, could the shot have waned? Should I get revaccinated? These are great questions, considering we're in the…
richardfclarkIf you were born before 1957 you are considered immune! there are other reasons, but I'm good...cannot believe we are talking about measles again!
Rich Exner, cleveland.com
– May 3, 10:16 AM
A three-judge federal panel ruled Friday that Ohio's gerrymandered congressional district map is unconstitutional, and ordered the creation of a new map in time for the 2020 election. The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio, on behalf of the…
richardfclarkThis has been going on since 1812 in our country...why do we allow it?