History



What is Juneteenth? A History

This past Wednesday was Juneteenth, the most popular celebration of emancipation from slavery in the U.S. The holiday stems from the events of June 19, 1865, when Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger rode into Galveston, Texas,…


Columbus Blue Jackets Make History

For the first time in franchise history, the Columbus Blue Jackets will advance to Round 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals.    The Blue Jackets were able to sweep the No. 1 team in the…


Hog Bottom: A Cautionary Dayton Tale

   Last week, history and African American studies professor Faheem Curtis-Khidr presented a piece of local history, the neighborhood of Hog Bottom, to the Sinclair community.    The story of Hog Bottom starts following the…


Gem City History: David A. Sinclair

     In the Dayton bubble, some see Sinclair Community College as nothing more than a place just to go and get a cheap education. Yet, if you ask any educator or someone outside of…