If you’re going to be in the Fredericksburg, VA area in early March, please be sure to support and meet Hidden Figures Author, Margot Lee Shetterly! This event is being held at University of Mary Washington’s Dodd Auditorium on Saturday, 4 March 2017 from 3:00-5:00 pm. You can contact me for more information.
WASHINGTON—They are heartbreakingly small, these rough-hewn iron shackles with openings that are just 2 1/2 inches in diameter. They are menacing, too, their five-pound bulk disturbingly heavy for the tiny wrists they confined. Despite their small size, they deliver a gut punch by summoning the horror and humanity of the slave trade in a way that no history textbook could ever do.
The George Washington Carver Regional High School Association is leading an effort to establish a museum in the former library of the historic black school on U.S. 15 in Culpeper, and it’s an idea favored by county officials.
Russell Wilson said he didn’t do any homework in advance of his appearance at the Richmond Forum. He wanted to be surprised.