Apr 15

Jackie Robinson’s crossing of the Rubicon

Posted 2 years, 0 months ago.


Sometimes it is possible to change everything simply by showing up. A person can symbolically right generations of wrongs by just walking through an open door.

Feb 8

Octavius Catto: Philadelphia’s “Forgotten Hero”

Posted 2 years, 2 months ago.


Catto and his soon-to-be-wife, Caroline Le Count, campaigned aggressively for the desegregation of the transportation network by sitting on the streetcars and refusing to move.