On this day in 1957, with 300 United States Army troops standing guard, nine black children were escorted to Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, days after unruly white crowds had forced them to withdraw.
Amina Laawal's stoning sentence overturned
, as predicted, BAM
. Even the House gets things right once in a while.( Collapse )
And finally, the Artic's largest ice shelf
splits. (Courtesy Iceman, who found the URL the same day I heard it on NPR.) This is bad news
, you know. Luckily, the administration doesn't care