Daily Archives: February 1, 2013

Video | Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s State Department Farewell Address

Thank you for your service as Secreatry of State, good bye, rest up & ADIOS, Hillary!

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African American History: The First All African-American Female Flight Crew

Atlantic Southeast Airlines flights 5202 (Atlanta to Nashville) and 5106 (Nashville to Atlanta) became the first commercial jet revenue flights to be operated by an all-female all-African-American crew, on February 12. 2009. Captain Rachelle Jones and First Officer Stephanie Brown Grant … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Freedom Riders: The Movement

Charles Person was a freshman at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia when he was selected to take part in the 1961 Freedom Rides. While he was the youngest of the thirteen original Riders who departed from Washington, DC, Person had … Continue reading

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