The following interview was conducted November 25, 2008, part of a series of discussions called “44,” with people of varied background about their reactions to the 2008 election of Barack Obama. This interview is with Maria Dominguez, who coordinates the Illinois Education Even Start program for migrant families. The Illinois Migrant Council is an umbrella…
Thomas Jefferson, New Virginian
written March 2009 The history of Virginia, from the first Tidewater settlements to the advent of the Civil War, is built upon the struggle for land and the substantial labor required to make the Commonwealth agriculturally productive. The question was inescapable, and throughout this era was tied to what it meant to be a Virginian….