Celebrate the 144th Anniversary of the Birth of Mary McLeod Bethune

The National Park Service will celebrate the 144th anniversary of Mary McLeod Bethune’s birth with two FREE public programs. A book talk will be held on Friday July 5th 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site. Dr. Rebecca Tuuri will discuss her book, “Strategic Sisterhood: The National … More Celebrate the 144th Anniversary of the Birth of Mary McLeod Bethune

(Field Notes) Geronimo Knows: Louis Armstrong Park

#fieldnotes and photographs from @geronimoknows Louis ”Satchmo” Armstrong is New Orleans’ most famous son. The legendary trumpeter was born 117 years ago in a section of the city once known as The Battlefield. Thick skin and heart were a prerequisite to survive there, but the challenges of Armstrong’s youth greatly added to the vibrancy of … More (Field Notes) Geronimo Knows: Louis Armstrong Park