A South Carolina town has honored the memory of a black WWII veteran whose 1946 beating at the hands of a white police chief left him permanently blind and helped spur President Harry Truman’s drive to integrate the U.S. military.
Iconic soul singer Aretha Franklin died Thursday and as tributes flooded social media, one of her mentees, Mariah Carey, revealed that the pastor’s daughter never left the church despite her successful mainstream career.
This week, amid stories of Russian spies, police brutality and debates about gun control and immigration, the nation’s collective conscience will drift for a moment to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as the 50th anniversary of his death comes and goes. Assassinated at only 39 […]
For most of his life, John Cronin completed his outfits with a pair of wild socks. His older brothers often asked dad, Mark Cronin, to curb their little brother’s outrageous style. But John simply ignored them.