A groundbreaking Chinese-American woman physicist, ignored for the Nobel Prize, gets a US postage stamp.
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The likes of Richard T. Greener should replace memorials to Confederates. He was a groundbreaking Black professor at the University of South Carolina.
It had been eight years since Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis left the White House, eight years since black bunting had hung from the East Room windows and her husband’s body rested …..
From MLK to Sen. Warnock, Ebenezer Baptist Church Has Been a Seat of Black Power for Generations in Atlanta
For Black History Month, a look at a church that has played a vital role in America’s civil rights struggle. It was the spiritual home to MLK, to the generations that shaped the vision of the late civil rights leader, and now to Sen. Raphael Warnock.
Punxsutawney Phil, the “weather-predicting” groundhog who lives in a “tree stump” on “Gobbler’s Knob,” has done “it” again in 2021. He “saw his shadow,” was “frightened,” and thereby “predicted” six …..
So long, Cloris Leachman. You really knew how to turn it on. In 1984 I was 23 years old and had a $1000-a-month job working for Susan Shadburne, an independent filmmaker …..
A wonderful movement is afoot to rename baseball’s Atlanta Braves with a name that’s less racist and also honors the team’s greatest hero, the late ‘Hammerin’ Hank’ Aaron: The #Hammers …..
Hank Aaron and Larry King had nothing in common, except for fame in their chosen fields. And now that both are dead, they have a second connection: Covid-19. Hank Aaron …..
Joseph Biden and Kamala Harris are inaugurated today as the 46th president, and the 49th vice president, of the United States. “Today” being January 20, 2021. They replace Donald Trump …..
Somehow, amid the horror of the January 6 assault on the Capitol by right-wing extremists, not much attention has been paid to the 73-minute speech Donald Trump delivered immediately beforehand. To …..
President Donald Trump asked Georgia’s Secretary of State to “find 11,780 votes” and “recalculate” the state’s presidential vote totals in a remarkable and damning phone call on Saturday. The hour-long …..
Tina Louise — who played movie star Ginger Grant — is the last surviving member of the cast of Gilligan’s Island. That became true when Dawn Wells (“Mary Ann”) died …..
Who has a big birthday in 2021? As the calendar flips, here are some of the famous figures turning 21, 50, 75, and even a fabulous 100 in the new …..
Here you thought it was Kris Kringle. Not so! The Associated Press has released its 2020 Holiday Style Guide, with spelling and usage notes on everything from Auld Lang Syne …..
Happy Thanksgiving from Who2! We’re grateful, in this long year, simply to be alive. To have a roof up there, food in the oven, and a few candles to brighten …..
Jeopardy! began its show tonight with this special tribute to Alex Trebek from executive producer Mike Richards. Trebek died on Saturday morning, 18 months after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. A …..
It’s official: Joseph Biden and Kamala Harris will be the next president and vice president of the United States of America. The Democrats defeated Republican incumbents Donald Trump and Mike Pence …..
For decades, game shows have been the TikTok of television. Regular old you and I were never going to appear on I Love Lucy or Lost in Space or Breaking …..
Future president Barack Obama lived in a basement apartment in Somerville, Massachusetts while he attended Harvard Law School — living in a not-so-fancy part of town to save money, as …..
2020 has been a rough year for the women of Goldfinger, and now it’s officially a rough year for Sir Sean Connery, too. The fabled actor died overnight in The …..