ON THIS DAY: In 1957, nine Black students who’d been forced to withdraw from Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, because of unruly white crowds were escorted to class by members of the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division.
Today’s Highlight in History:On Sept. 25, 1957, nine Black students who’d been forced to withdraw from Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, because of unruly white crowds were escorted to class by members of the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division.
On this date:In 1789, the first United States Congress adopted 12 amendments to the Constitution and sent them to the states for ratification. (Ten of the amendments became the Bill of Rights.)In 1904, a New York City police officer ordered a female automobile passenger on Fifth Avenue to stop smoking a cigarette. (A male companion was arrested and later fined $2 for “abusing” the officer.)
In 1911, ground was broken for Boston’s Fenway Park.In 1919, President Woodrow Wilson collapsed after a speech in Pueblo, Colo., during a national speaking tour in support of the Treaty of Versailles (vehr-SY’).In 1956, the first trans-Atlantic telephone cable officially went into service with a three-way ceremonial call between New York, Ottawa and London.
In 1962, Sonny Liston knocked out Floyd Patterson in round one to win the world heavyweight title at Comiskey Park in Chicago.In 1974, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Tommy John underwent an experimental graft reconstruction of the ulnar collateral ligament in the elbow of his throwing arm to repair a career-ending injury; the procedure, which proved successful, is now referred to as “Tommy John surgery.”
In 1978, 144 people were killed when a Pacific Southwest Airlines Boeing 727 and a private plane collided over San Diego.In 1981, Sandra Day O’Connor was sworn in as the first female justice on the Supreme Court.In 1992, NASA’s Mars Observer blasted off on a $980 million mission to the red planet (the probe disappeared just before entering Martian orbit in August 1993).
In 2016, golf legend Arnold Palmer, 87, died in Pittsburgh. Jose Fernandez, 24, ace right-hander for the Miami Marlins, was killed in a boating accident with two friends off Miami Beach.In 2018, Bill Cosby was sentenced to three to 10 years in state prison for drugging and molesting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home. President Donald Trump denounced the “ideology of globalism” and praised his own administration’s achievements in a speech to the U.N. General Assembly that drew headshakes and even laughter from fellow world leaders.
Ten years ago: President Barack Obama, in his weekly radio and Internet address, said the Republicans’ plan to slash taxes and cut spending if the GOP were to retake the House in November was no more than “an echo of a disastrous decade we can’t afford to relive.” Three crew members, including American astronaut Tracy Caldwell-Dyson, touched down safely, although a day late, in Kazakhstan aboard their Soyuz capsule following a six-month stay aboard the International Space Station.
Five years ago: House Speaker John Boehner abruptly announced his resignation. President Barack Obama laid out a fresh threat of sanctions for economic espionage emanating from China, even as he and President Xi Jinping pledged their countries would not conduct or support such hacking. During a visit to New York City, Pope Francis offered comfort to 9/11 victims’ families at ground zero, warnings to world leaders at the United Nations and encouragement to schoolchildren in Harlem. International leaders at the United Nations approved an ambitious 15-year plan to tackle the world’s biggest problems, from eradicating poverty to preserving the planet.
One year ago: The White House released a rough transcript of President Donald Trump’s July 25 call with Volodymyr Zelenskiy, confirming that Trump had pushed Ukraine’s leader to work with Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani and Attorney General William Barr to investigate Joe Biden and his son. Members of Congress were able for the first time to review the secret whistleblower complaint involving Trump that had triggered an impeachment effort in the House.Read more: ABC News »
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Today's 'black kids' are Trump supporters and other conservatives. Persecuted to no end by liberals. Can we try to stoke discard anymore ABC. Stop meddling in the election. And besides Apartheid, has only happened in the US. Today is Friday September 25th and Barack Obama was the most corrupt President in US history. .abcnews .BarackObama Durham probe finds...
And that my friend is how we as people protect one another!! If we were all to go blind would color matter ? Reliving past racism to stoke current racism The president called out the army because of riotous crowds. So, in this case, federal involvement was ok? Just doing a hypocrisy check.... Good job adc make matters in our country worse by cherrypicking terrible history knowing whatbthe atmosphere in our country is fucking devils.
Lucky we had a Republican president back in 1957 cause the Democrat governor had ordered the National Guard to block these kids from going to school. Islam said more than 1400 hundred years ago in clear words ' No white is superior to black or no black is superior to white. All are equal.' What impresses me about Islam is the antiquity of message which world was still fighting less than hundred years ago...
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USA TODAY @USATODAYPresident Trump and first lady Melania Trump pay their respects to Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Supreme Court. Just for show. Why he wearing a mask now though? They make me sick. Another slap in the face of this great lady! I'm sure the Con & his minions LindseyGrahamSC senatemajldr cheered when they heard she had died! Is this respect clairecmc ? I mean I think he just asked women at a virus rally if they got permission from their husbands 2 B there!
Asia Today: China to let in more foreigners as virus recedesBEIJING (AP) — Foreigners holding certain types of visas and residence permits will be permitted to return to China starting next week as the threat of coronavirus continues to recede. The... Stop going to China! God knows what virus they are spreading again. Wait for a few more months. Love that phrase,'threat of Corona virus continues to recede'. Are you paying attention CMO_England uksciencechief Why the hell would anyone go back there after all this?
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