Stats for Stories: Father’s Day: June 17, 2018

According to the Library of Congress, “In June of every year, we honor fathers. The first Mother’s Day was celebrated in 1914, but a holiday honoring fathers did not become official until 1966, when President Lyndon Johnson declared that the third Sunday in June would be Father’s Day. President Richard Nixon made this proclamation permanent…

An open letter to Starbucks customers from Howard Schultz

Thank you Mr. Schultz. Hopefully others will follow in your footsteps for equality. This afternoon Starbucks will close more than 8,000 stores and begin a new chapter in our history. In 1983 I took my first trip to Italy. As I walked the streets of Milan, I saw cafés and espresso bars on every street….

Vignarajah’s Farcical Claims | Seventh State

Vignarajah’s Farcical Claims | Seventh State — Read on This is a tough blow for Democratic Candidate Krish Vignarajah. I’m not sure what about the rules she doesn’t understand. Making the Election more fractured. Candidates for governor of Maryland have to be registered in the State for five years. Yesterday, the Washington Post published…

By the Numbers | | The Washington Informer

According to a 2016 Pew Social Trends study, nearly half — 45 percent — of adults ages 75 and older say their life has turned out better than they expected, while just 5 percent say it has turned out worse. — Read on