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Muhammad Ali, larger than life

Muhammad Ali, larger than life

An unsurpassed legacy has reached its temporal conclusion.  The greatest sports figure and celebrity of the 20th century has passed.  Rather than mourn his death, we continue to celebrate his life and its many facets.   Rather than poorly retelling a complex life story, I […]

The American Civil War: May 22, 1863: General Orders No. 143 creates the U.S. Colored Troops ("USCT")

The American Civil War: May 22, 1863: General Orders No. 143 creates the U.S. Colored Troops ("USCT")

The American Civil War: May 22, 1863: General Orders No. 143 creates the U.S. Colored Troops (“USCT”). War Department General Order 143: Creation of the U.S. Colored Troops MAY 22, 1863 General Order 143, issued May 22, 1863, established the United States Colored Troops (USCT).   […]


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