This Day in History: June 2

On this day, June 2 … 1997: Timothy McVeigh is convicted of murder and conspiracy in the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City that killed 168 people. (McVeigh would be executed in June 2001.) Also on this day: 1897: Mark Twain is quoted by the

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This Day in History: May 29

On this day, May 29 … 1988: President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev open their historic summit in Moscow. Also on this day: 1453: A Turkish army led by Muhammad II captures Constantinople and brings an end to the Byzantine Empire. 1922: The U.S. Supreme Court rules organized baseball

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Did Andra Day Write Rise Up?

Singer-songwriter and activist Andra Day has become the voice of the racial justice movement with her powerful words, uplifting voice, and activism. She’s used her music career and platform to shed light on racial inequality, while advocating to create a safe space for people of color. It’s clear that she does

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