Unexpected Sources of Sunshine and Laughter


Did you know that sunshine can prevent some cancers and lift you out of depression?  And, did you know that a merry heart is health to the bones? None of the above was likely a motivator for Sean Cononie, founder of the COSAC Foundation, when he decided to lead an aerobics session for the clients…

Manumission and MLK, Jr.


Manumission was the act of a slave owner freeing his slave.  This typically happened by way of a statement in a slave owner’s will.  In some cases, manumission took place when a slave purchased their own freedom or for their child or spouse.  It would take years for the slave to scrape together the money…