A discourse community is defined as a group of people who share a set of discourses. Discourse is understood as basic values and assumptions, and as well as ways of communicating these goals. John Swales defined a discourse community as “groups that have goals or purposes, and use communication to achieve these goals”. Swales also […]
Via Breitbart The CEO of Western Union, the multinational corporation used by illegal aliens and legal immigrants to send remittances to their native countries, says the United States is “built on migrants” and predicts that globalization of the American economy will make a comeback. Keep reading at source… Patriotify: The social network built by America. […]
These sketches were written primarily to trace the paternal ancestry of Mary Wainwright who was born in Somerset County, Maryland, May 11, 1818. She married, November 15, 1837, William Underwood Roberts. They became the parents of a family of six sons and five daughters, all of whom were born at Jesterville and lived to mature years. Mary Wainwright Roberts had, at the time of her death, October 11, 1904, at the age of eighty-six years, more than eighty living descendants. Her ancestry involves, besides her Wainwright forebears, the Cannons, the Bloyces, the Evanses, the Streets, the Rices, and others about whom something is said in this sketch, as well as several other ancient Somerset families.
The 2020 presidential blbate season kicks off on Wednesday evening in Miami, Florida, as ten Democrats will take the stage with many needing the debates to stay relevant. To qualify for the first round of debates, Democrats needed to get 1% support in three sanctioned polls or get 65,000 unique donors. Lester Holt, Chuck Todd, […]
A WOMAN OF MYSTERY Years ago, when I first began documenting my maternal family, I reached out to our matriarch at the time, my Great-Aunt Doris. She spoke for hours, naming the ancestors she knew then sharing stories of their lives. Although she knew a lot about her mother’s family, my great-aunt was less certain […]
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Although it had rained in this general area of eastern Washington State not long before I arrived, it didn’t rain at all after I arrived. It felt so dry here to me. Maybe that had to do with humidity. Maybe it had to do with the lack of evergreen trees all […]
R&B legend Mary J. Blige, just came off her Lifetime Achievement Award win at the BET Awards, and now she’s speaking out about how she recovered from her heartbreaking divorce. The 48-year-old told People that one way she has dealt with her past is by being conscious of how those lessons shaped her success. “If I could […]
Do I work in politics? No. Do I know politics? Maybe. Do I read more political news than is probably healthy for me? You bet I do. And when you read political analysis, you come across a lot of predictions that completely fail to materialize. These, keep in mind, are predictions from so-called “experts.” Could […]
About reparations, a skeptical President Barack Obama in 2016 told reparations proponent Ta-Nehisi Coates that it would divide the country. Obama said: “It is hard to think of any society in human history in which a majority population has said that as a consequence of historic wrongs, we are now going to take a big […]
Nine months ago engineers found cracks in two structural beams holding up the relatively new Salesforce Transit Center, a $2.2 billion regional bus and perhaps future rail terminal in downtown San Francisco. A $6 million investigation of all the structural components found the center is safe. While metro buses are still being re-routed, the 5.5-acre […]
Greetings from Korea! I am writing this from an unusual place as I am probably the only one who has found and accepted the MWAW in the only divided country on Earth. I am grateful for the opportunity given to tell everyone how my life has changed since I found the MWAW. First, I want […]
Several news stories have been published in Utah and Arizona: [UT] A Navajo student had eagle feathers on her graduation cap. Her Utah school told her to take them off — or she couldn’t walk across the stage. — Most of what Tasheena Savala wore to honor her Navajo heritage was covered by the billowy […]
Jon Miller presented a collection 2020 Dems’ awkward campaign moments that will make you cringe on Tuesday’s episode of the “White House Brief“. Miller included this disclaimer: Viewer discretion. “What you are about to see is awkward as hell and may make you cringe uncontrollably.” 1. Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell speaking at the North […]
The photo of a father and daughter's bodies laying face down in the Rio Grande River reignited outrage among Democrats over the Trump administration's policies at the border. But you wouldn't know it from the conversation on Twitter. There, the top Democrats running for the president of the immigration issue, allowing President Trump and immigration […]
The full list of winners in the 2019 Excellence in Features writing awards, presented by the Sociey for Features Journalism.