The Black Cabinet

The Black Cabinet was a group of appointed Black government workers with firsthand experience of the plight of the Black community during the Great Depression. Their primary organizer was Mary McLeod Bethune. Mary McLeod Bethune Was born in 1874; her parents and eight siblings were born enslaved, and Mary worked in the fields as a [...]

Leaders of the Free World

1 In the lead up to WW2, FDR made the choice to position the US as the leader of the "Free World". What does this mean? It was clear there were two paths a government could take, authoritarian or liberal democracy. This difference, authoritarianism that benefits a small number of people, or democracy that benefits [...]