An argument against the Supreme Court decision Brown vs Board of Education (1954)


“We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of ‘separate but equal’ has no place. Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal.” On May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landmark Brown v. Board of Education ruling. History: My thoughts on this historic(?) day. Although we look at this landmark Supreme … More An argument against the Supreme Court decision Brown vs Board of Education (1954)

Phibby: The Mystery of a Virginia Runaway Slave in a Time of War


One of the aspects of history I love most is the research. While in college I never felt more alive than when in classes where research was heavily required. Digging to find information, and then finding it, gave me a high that is really only understood by those who have experienced it for themselves. I … More Phibby: The Mystery of a Virginia Runaway Slave in a Time of War

How I descend from John Churchman I of Nottingham, PA


  There is so much to this story….but I am proud of this history. I recently moved to Newark, Delaware so that I could further research this history. I am excited to know and share that the Quaker Meeting House built by John Churchman and his Friends is still standing and is rumored to have … More How I descend from John Churchman I of Nottingham, PA