Some people flock to flea markets for the antique furniture or rare art. Others head out in search of sports memorabilia and collectibles. But for the fashionista, flea markets mean one thing – fabulous vintage fashion.
Milwaukee is one of the most segregated cities in the country, and statistically one of the worst for African-Americans. We explore key factors in the city's racial divide ahead of Thursday's Democratic debate.
Today would have marked Jackie and Rachel Robinson's 70th anniversary. Learn about their strong bond in this clip, as Rachel recalls her wedding to Jackie in 1946, the couple's trip to Spring Training in place of a honeymoon, and the discrimination and segregation they faced along the journey. #JackieRobinsonPBS
Today would mark Jackie and Rachel Robinson's 70th anniversary.
Learn about their strong bond in this clip, as Rachel recalls her wedding to Jackie in 1946, the couple's trip to Spring Training in place of a honeymoon, and the discrimination and segregation they faced along the journey. #JackieRobinsonPBS
45 years ago today, Carole King released her seminal album "Tapestry." Watch James Taylor and others talk about the making of this multiple Grammy-winning record from the upcoming documentary "Carole King: Natural Woman":
Get to know the cheats, sneaks, and masters of disguise in the animal world! All episodes of Natural Born Hustlers from Nature are now available to download on iTunes. Click here: http://tinyurl.com/hfl7a69
Learn how joining the Confederate army was an important coming of age ritual for many young men, a marker of both manhood and adulthood in this MERCY STREET blog. (Airs Sundays at 10/9c on PBS) #MercyStreetPBS
Follow NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly's record-breaking 12-month mission on the International Space Station, from launch to landing, as NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration charts the effects of long-duration spaceflight by comparing him to his identical twin on Earth, Captain Mark Kelly. A YEAR IN SPACE premieres on PBS Wednesday, March 2 @ 8/7c.
The following are some of our favorite books for Black History Month (and anytime!). Some describe our different histories while others show the joys and challenges that are shared by children of all colors as they learn and grow.
MANCHESTER, N.H. -- As voting starts this morning in the first-in-the-nation primary, Donald Trump appears poised to win the Republican contest, while Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders started the day with a commanding lead over Hillary Clinton on the Democratic side.
Learn about the Knights of the Golden Circle (KGC), a secret society, in this MERCY STREET Footnote and see other historical facts here: http://to.pbs.org/1TWclQi Series continues Sundays at 10/9c on PBS. #MercyStreetPBS
Before official New Hampshire results appeared Tuesday, Hillary Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook conceded to staffers and supporters that Granite State race was lost, in a memo obtained by PBS that urged the Clinton team to look past February and focus on March.
On this day in 1971, Satchel Paige was nominated for the Baseball Hall Of Fame.
Both Paige and Jackie Robinson played for the Kansas City Monarchs. Learn more about their experience on April 11-12 in #JackieRobinsonPBS.
DraftKings, FanDuel and other fantasy sports sites’ ads make winning look easy -- but 89% of players lost money in 2014.
TONIGHT, we investigate “The Fantasy Sports Gamble” with The New York Times - on PBS and online at 10/9c: http://to.pbs.org/1PpGXFJ
Help kids see that everyone makes mistakes and the important thing is to learn from them, not dwell on them. Confident people don’t let fear of failure get in their way—not because they’re sure they won’t ever fail, but because they know how to take setbacks in stride. (From PBS Parents)
Many older Democrats still revere the Clintons. But for the youngest voters, the lion's share of their many triumphs and failures took place in the distant past. That includes the Arkansas years, the health care and impeachment battles of the 1990s, even Hillary Clinton’s more recent post-White Hous…
February 09, 2016 at 7:53 pm
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