Lucien Victor Alexis at Harvard, earned the nickname "The Negro Einstein". After serving as a First Lieutenant in WWI he became principal of the only black high school in New Orleans and wrote a book about his thermoelectric theory.
On June the Tulsa Race Riot ends. The wealthiest African-American community in the United States, the Greenwood District (also known as “Black Wall Street”), is completely destroyed. Funny how I never learned about this in history class. Just shameful.
From the Maldives to Mauritania, some cities are engaged in a constant battle for survival against nature’s relentless forces. But which of these metropolises is closest to being overwhelmed by sea, sand or other natural threat?