Black History Month 2018

The story of Black History Month begins in 1915, half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the United States. The event grew out of "Negro History Week," the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans. In the decades that followed, mayors of cities across the country began … Continue reading Black History Month 2018

The Arctic Circle needs urgent attention 

As America is facing the worst flooding ever registered after hurricane Harvey hit its southern shores, businesses are seeking to exploit the huge mineral resources discovered under the ice sheets in the North Pole.  Watch and read about the disastrous environmental consequences of oil refineries being flooded in Houston, Texas on CNN.com: Nation's largest oil … Continue reading The Arctic Circle needs urgent attention