American Inventor Series: Benjamin Banneker, a Black Tobacco Farmer Who Surveyed the Nation’s Capital

Benjamin Banneker was much more than just an inventor. As a mathematician, astronomer, landowning farmer, writer, and surveyor, Banneker was one of the most influential African Americans alive during America’s infancy.

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Trump Not Far Off Mark in Calling Rep. Cummings’ Hometown ‘Rat and Rodent Infested’ as List of ‘Rattiest Cities’ Shows Baltimore as 9th Worst in Nation

When President Donald Trump called Baltimore a “rat and rodent infested mess,” he wasn’t far off the mark, according to a list of the “rattiest cities” in America.

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