The ongoing challenges to the November 3 election outcome culminated Wednesday in an obscene, shameless, abhorrent display of violence that resulted in extremists attacking the U.S. Capitol, a lockdown of legislators who had gathered to certify President-Elect Joe Biden’s and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris’ Electoral College...

On October 17, 2020, we celebrate Black Poetry Day in honor of Jupiter Hammon, who is believed to be the first African American to publish poetry in the United States. He was born into slavery in Long Island, New York on October 17, 1711. His poem...