How Prince William County upended an entrenched Republican establishment to send an historically diverse group of Democrats to Richmond.
Editor’s note: each Friday I will share a few stories I’ve found interesting during the week, with the goal of… Read more Friday Roundup: Stories Worth Reading
Did Cortés’ sex life alter the course of history in the New World? Consider the role that sex played in his timeline, from Spain to the New World.
Each Friday I will try to share some of the best stories, essays and poems I discovered during the week. I typically aim to challenge myself and others with a diverse range of perspectives as well as cultural understanding.
Editor’s note: each Friday I will try to share some of the best stories and poems I discovered during the… Read more Friday Roundup: Stories Worth Reading
One of my more popular poems recently was a short piece called If That Ain’t Love: Romania, 1989. The poem… Read more Poetry in Context: Romania, 1989
During World War 2, the War Advertising Council coined the phrase loose lips sinks ships. Printed on propaganda posters, it conveyed a… Read more Assholes in American History: Congressman Andrew J. May
I never thought it would come to this Walking uphill, icy sidewalk, cold wind Towards the apartment we shared The… Read more The City is Alive, But I am Dead
Seven-thirty in the morning On a cold Saturday in November I am leaving your apartment That studio on the tenth… Read more The City is Dead, But We Are Alive
Christmas Day, 1989 I was eight years old Watching, on live television The body of a dictator The body of… Read more If That Ain’t Love: Romania, 1989