Sonia Sotomayor’s ‘My Beloved World’ shows triumph and tragedy From growing up in the bare knuckle New York precinct they call Fort Apache to Princeton, then success at a big law firm and finally becoming the first Hispanic on the U.S. Supreme Court, Sotomayor’s achievements have been dampened at times in her life by tragic disappointment.
President W. Taylor Reveley IV was featured in a lengthy article in the Richmond Times-Dispatch on Sunday, Aug. 31. The front-page story focused on Reveley's family history in Virginia higher education, his deep ties to Longwood University and his take on the larger issues that are facing universities across the country. Reveley speaks to the importance of a strong liberal arts curriculum coupled with professional preparation—the hallmark of Longwood's education.
Lewis Latimer, 1882, a son of a former slave, born in 1848. In 1863 he lied about his age so he could enlist in Union Navy during the Civil War. After the war, he moved to Boston and learned drafting. He drew technical figures for Alexander Graham Bell’s telephone patents. In 1885 Thomas Edison hired him. He received patents for improvements in electrical lighting and refrigeration systems. In 1918 he was named an Edison Pioneer, the only African American who was bestowed with that honor.
Quote from the bio "Best friend of the force, Chico is Westlake Police Department’s star canine: A Belgian Malinois (just like our previous dogs, Floppy and Jaro)." ROTFL!! That is NOT a Malinois...it is a Beautiful Pit Bull OOPS!!!