You’ve just been handed an assignment in your HIST 295 class to research the life and times of a person from the past. You can’t help but feel the dread creeping into your core—how and where to go to find Continue reading Going Back in Time … with Newspapers.com
There are times when each of us feels overwhelmed or discouraged in our lives. In times of worry and uncertainty, I take refuge in the words of writers I admire. One of my literary heroes is James Baldwin, whose work Continue reading Who’s Your Literary Hero?
Photo Credit: Kaitlyn Veto Left Bank Books, an independent bookstore in Saint Louis, Missouri responded to the Ferguson protests with “a community curated list of books that explore race” in the United States. That project, known as Black Lives Matter:A Reading Continue reading Reading: Black Lives Matter