Articles by: Arit Essien

Famed Tuskegee Airman, Chief Anderson, to be Immortalized with USPS Stamp

Famed Tuskegee Airman, Chief Anderson, to be Immortalized with USPS Stamp

WWII hero, C. Alfred “Chief” Anderson of the legendary Tuskegee Airmen will be honored by the United States Postal Service with issuance of a USPS two-ounce postal stamp, March 13, 2014, 1:00 PM at Bryn Mawr College–Mcpherson Auditorium, 101 North Merion Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA, 19010-2899 (Anderson’s hometown). This will be the first postal stamp issued […]

by · February 24, 2014 · Race in America
“Good Night and See You in the Morning:” Lillian Lewis, Wife of Rep. John Lewis Remembered

“Good Night and See You in the Morning:” Lillian Lewis, Wife of Rep. John Lewis Remembered

ATLANTA — “Compassionate yet compulsive.” “A work horse, not a show horse.” “A woman who did not just come and occupy space…” Described for her many attributes, both charming and impressive –though she found comfort in being a life partner and confidant behind the scenes, Lillian Lewis, 73, an outspoken […]

by · January 11, 2013 · Atlanta News, Black Politics