Category Archives: History

Sending Congress Underground

Did you know that there used to be a giant underground installation that was meant to house all of Congress – the Senate and the House – in the event of a likely Soviet nuclear attack? It was housed underneath … Continue reading

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Organizational Cultures – a Matter of Life & Death Part I

For a few years, I’ve been interested in the formation, sustaining, and analysis of organizational culture. This refers to the ways in which organizations – be they corporations, universities, government agencies, charities, etc – operate. This operation necessarily includes both … Continue reading

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Booker T. Washington Checks Out of a Hotel…

1903 was a particularly difficult year for African Americans, as described in Douglas Blackmon’s book,¬†Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World¬†War II. In that year alone, at least 85 African Americans were … Continue reading

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