Til Victory is Won

June 21, 2021

Today is the day after Juneteenth, the first time in history the federal government has recognized the day commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans from chattel slavery. The last time the federal government introduced a new federal holiday was Martin Luther King Day in 1983. While first established in Texas as a state holiday, […]

A Different Kind of Blue

December 6, 2020

  It was 1992 and a little over a month from the Democratic National Convention when an Arkansas governor turned presidential candidate took to the Arsenio Hall stage with his saxophone. Donning sunglasses and a bright yellow tie, he went on to capture not just the attention of the country but Louisiana’s eight electoral votes […]

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