Exploring the Legacy of Jim Crow Laws: Teaching Kids about Racial Segregation in America

New York City, New York – Teaching children about the Jim Crow laws era can be a challenging and emotionally charged task. However, it is essential to provide them with a basic understanding of this dark period in American history to prevent the repetition of past mistakes. In this article, we will explore the facts surrounding Jim Crow laws, the purpose behind them, their lasting legacy, and valuable teaching resources. Jim Crow laws were a set of statutes implemented by states and local areas in the United States to legalize racial segregation. These laws deprived … Read more

Unveiling Government Secrets: The 50-Year Legacy of Tennessee’s ‘Sunshine Law’

Murfreesboro, Tennessee – In a time when transparency in government often faces opposition, it’s worth reflecting on the significance of the “Sunshine Law” enacted 50 years ago. State Representative John Bragg, a Democrat from Murfreesboro, championed this legislation in 1974. Although initially met with criticism and resistance, the law forever changed the way governmental meetings operate in the state. At its core, the Sunshine Law aimed to expose governmental processes to public scrutiny. Prior to its enactment, officials could conduct business in secrecy, away from prying eyes and critical voices. The proposed law received harsh … Read more

Legendary Hollywood Lawyer Marshall B. Grossman Leaves a Lasting Legacy as a Passionate Advocate for Chabad and Jewish Causes

Los Angeles, California – Marshall B. Grossman, a highly regarded litigator in Hollywood, passed away at the age of 84 after battling Parkinson’s disease for a decade. Known for representing high-profile clients such as Steven Spielberg, Clint Eastwood, and J.K. Rowling, Grossman was a prominent figure in the legal world. However, his connection to Rabbi Boruch Shlomo Cunin of West Coast Chabad-Lubavitch revealed a softer side to the tough lawyer. Rabbi Cunin described Grossman as “like a brother” and emphasized his unwavering support, always ready to lend a hand when needed. Grossman was deeply involved … Read more

Oregon Student Continues Family Legacy as Junior Election Judge, Eager to Shape Future Elections

OREGON, Ill. – In Ogle County, Illinois, the tradition of overseeing elections has been passed down through generations, and now a student is set to continue this legacy as a junior election judge. Sarah Branam will be taking on this role for the first time, with guidance from her mother, Annette. Surprisingly, Sarah finds the experience far from boring, as she has a genuine curiosity about the inner workings of elections and the processes involved. As Sarah prepares to embrace her role as a junior election judge, she is also eagerly anticipating her first opportunity … Read more