Marvin Gaye’s 70’s track “What’s going On” profoundly relevant today

Gaye co-wrote “What’s going On” back in the 70’s, in his own questioning of war and police brutality. The week got off to a fiery start in Toronto, Canada, at the city’s annual Pride Parade. BlackLivesMatter TO, sequenced second, immediately preceding Prime [...]

How politics played a major role in the signing of Jackie Robinson

On October 23, 1945, the Brooklyn Dodgers signed Jackie Robinson to their top minor league team, the Montreal Royals, ending the color line in professional baseball. Chris Lamb, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis After the signing, an Associated Press reporter asked [...]

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