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Female Pioneers In Technology August 30, 2020

Computers have come a long way, thanks to the many pioneers in the field. Frances Allen (1932–2020) was one such pioneer. She was a computer scienti

Why Donkeys And Elephants? August 21, 2020

Quick—what are the animals that symbolize the two major political parties in the United States? The donkey and the elephant—easy, right? But ever

Harris Makes History August 14, 2020

It’s been months since former Vice President Joe Biden won the presumptive Democratic nomination for president of the United States. And ever since

Remembering US Rep. John Lewis July 24, 2020

Words are incredibly powerful and US Representative John Lewis knew that at a very young age. In 1963 when he was only twenty-three years old, Lewis,

What Is Juneteenth? June 19, 2020

Many historical moments are worth commemorating. June 19th is one of these dates because it marks the anniversary of a very important declaration in t

Why Is June Pride Month In The US? June 8, 2020

Countries around the world celebrate the LGBTQ community during different times of the year. In the United Kingdom, for example, Pride Month is celebr

We Might Not Get Mail Anymore? May 28, 2020

Do you know your neighborhood postal worker who comes by every day to deliver mail to your mailbox? Ever get excited to see them deliver a letter or a

Golden Gate Park Celebrates Its 150th Birthday! April 24, 2020

If you’ve ever been to San Francisco, California, you probably visited one or more of these landmarks: the Golden Gate Bridge, Lombard Street, Coit

Earth Day: Then And Now April 17, 2020

This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of Earth Day, which began as a way for citizens to share their ideas about how we can better protect the plan