Jul-2: Two Bold Strokes That Remade America

On this day, two Presidents in two separate centuries signed legislation that reshaped the nation.  In 1890, President Benjamin Harrison signed the Sherman Antitrust Act and in 1964, President Johnson signed the most sweeping civil rights legislation in American history. … Continue reading Jul-2: Two Bold Strokes That Remade America

Nov. 25: Butterflies and the International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

The International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women has its start in the heroic but tragic tale of Minerva, María Teresa, and Patria Mirabal.  Three sisters who, along with their husbands, openly opposed the brutal dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo in … Continue reading Nov. 25: Butterflies and the International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women