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How Meeting NFL Legend Bobby Bell Inspired Me to Learn More About Black History

As the descendant of German Americans who immigrated to the Midwest in the late 1800s, I have benefited from generations of hard work and their pursuit of the American dream. As the daughter of amazingly open-minded, progressive parents, I was raised to be “color blind.” Here’s why a chance encounter with legendary NFL linebacker Bobby …

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12 Washington Monument Facts That Will Surprise You

12 Washington Monument Facts That Will Surprise You

Closed for several years due to ongoing issues with its elevator, the Washington Monument reopened to the public in September 2019. Before you you ride the brand-new elevator to the pointed top for the best view in the nation’s capital, check out these surprising Washington Monument facts. This article was originally published at Everyday Wanderer on …

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