The display text that accompanies the Bryant jersey reads: “In 1996, Kobe Bryant became the first guard to successfully make the leap from high school to the National Basketball Association. At the time, experts were skeptical that high school wing players could compete in the NBA. His success ushered in the modern era of younger players in the league.” … [Read more...] about Kobe Bryant’s 2008 NBA Finals Jersey Put On Display At National Museum Of African American History And Culture
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As he described in his “Historie of New England,” Smith left shipmaster Thomas Hunt behind to fish and trade with the Natives. But Hunt saw an opportunity in another kind of trade: He kidnapped 27 Wampanoags and sailed to Spain, where he sold “these poor innocent souls” into slavery. … [Read more...] about Enslaved Native Americans Played Central Role in 1600s New England Households
Biden acknowledged Monday that it could take “a couple of weeks” to reach an agreement. While Biden has indicated that he would like to get bipartisan support on the package, the White House has said it could also pass in Congress with a slim majority. … [Read more...] about Food stamp spending climbed 50 percent in 2020 as result of pandemic
“This should be an opportunity for American companies to help other countries meet their climate commitments,” she said. “The approach the Administration has taken so far, however, is counter to their stated goals of reducing emissions and addressing the global climate crisis.” … [Read more...] about Energy Council: Biden’s Drilling Ban on Federal Land Killing American Jobs and Energy Independence in Struggling Economy
At the same time, her eldest child was about to become a kindergartner. Ryan said she toured 10 public schools and four private schools, and then set her heart on the nearest public elementary, Alvarado. It's considered a high-performing school because it scored 812 points on the state Academic Performance Index, surpassing the standard of excellence, 800. … [Read more...] about Lots of toddlers, fewer school-age kids in S.F.