World War A (in which Isaac Newton is bonked on the head and still bravely figures out gravity)
World War B (spun off from a VH1 reality show)
World War C (in which two dudes hit each other with cellos for 2.5 hours)
The Time I Went Roller-Skating With Prince by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson — from Mo’ Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove.
All summer long, Code Switch will be following events from the landmark summer of 1963. 50 years ago was a pivotal moment in history, where the sparks of the Civil Rights movement caught flame, and the fire forged a new era in American history.
Today in 1963, The Supreme Court upheld the separation of Church and State in Abington School District v. Schempp. As the U.S. waits for more Civil Rights decisions from the SCOTUS before its summer recess, we’re reminded of where we came from…starting the summer of 1963.
Anne Frank was born today in 1929. This quote is from her diary, “The Diary of a Young Girl” which was written while her family was in hiding during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. She died in 1945 and her diary was published in 1947 by her father, Otto Frank. You can get a copy of her diary at the library.