A dominant R&B singer of the 1950s, Ruth Brown was born on this day in 1928. Here she is 60 years ago singing “Every Time It Rains I Think of You” at the Apollo.
Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.
The White House/FlickrHouse Democrats Are Failing to Protect Farmers from TrumpThe administration is letting agribusiness monopolies run amok. Where is the congressional oversight?