"He was not one of the speakers, of course - he would have been terrified at the idea of making a speech; but he was one of those whose labor made the speaking possible."
"Race To Revolution: The United States And Cuba During Slavery And Jim Crow" should be read especially now, as relations are renewed with Cuba.
Ernest Hemingway (July 21, 1899 - July 2, 1961) was one of America's most popular authors.
When they came to Detroit in 1932 they were three years married: Diego worked feverously and created Detroit Industry, while Frida created 11 works to establish herself as a distinct artist in her own right.
The highly accomplished, ever busy, and much beloved actor Patrick Stewart is 75 years old today.
This is the only book on the assassination recommended by the Kennedy family.
On this date in 1910, composer Earl Robinson was born in Seattle.
"Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful."
Lee, whose 70-year career spanned multiple mediums of art and several generations of audiences; his life was nearly as colorful and interesting as his later film roles would be.
Context is central to any historical narrative. This is certainly true regarding the Spanish Civil War.